I hope you enjoy this little video presentation!
There are some more exciting developments, but I’d rather keep those a secret until they bear fruition.
The upshot of the video is that, for our new breed of really amazing oud oils:
1) We have to focus on using very high quality feedstock. Not only does the oleoresin have to be rich and from old-growth trees, but the agarwood itself also has to pass olfactory tests as well, before being approved for oil extraction. A simply visual assessment is not enough.
2) We are using all-new distillation setups — not just for our Malaysian productions, but for all our new oils from different countries. Most are hybrid copper + stainless steel systems, but there are various combinations. Each one designed for the specific species (and the aromatic profile) of agarwood found there.
3) And finally, its not just about great raw materials and all-new extraction systems, the extraction techniques have been tweaked as well.