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Weight (in pounds) of an empty French oak barrel. Once filled, the barrel will weigh approximately 600 pounds and contain the equivalent of 25 cases of wine. Interestingly, American oak barrels are heavier than French oak barrels, since American oak is denser. An empty American oak barrel weighs about 100 pounds.

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