Last Activity:10-24-2012 3:27 PM
Posted in thread: White Haze, ring, film on 10-24-2012 at 03:25 PM
6 week Vineco, amarone, grape skins kit Followed the instructions as per normal, with the
exception, I only added one of the Chitosan packs that came with the kit, I meant to add both
but didn't. Afte...
Posted in thread: Headspace - Bulk vs Bottle aging on 09-27-2012 at 11:39 AM
Making a Kenridge Grape Skin Amarone Kit. The kit is at a stage where it is ready to bottle,
however it is my intention to age this kit for about a year before drinking. My intention was
always to bul...
Posted in thread: Aging = bad smell/taste? on 01-26-2011 at 12:06 PM
As far as racking, I followed the kit directions exactly. The wine was filtered at the time of
bottling with a #2 pad from Buon Vino. It may have improved, but we dumped it right away and
had some 8 m...
Posted in thread: Aging = bad smell/taste? on 01-26-2011 at 11:12 AM
I made a 10L cheeky monkey Malbec about 10 months ago, it tasted OK at the time of bottling and
was good until the time it was gone about 4 months later. After bottling this kit I gave a
bottle to my ...
Posted in thread: next kit=shiraz on 01-18-2011 at 02:02 PM
I bottled a Kenridge 16L Australia Shiraz a few months ago. It tasted good young and tasted
even better now, I can hardy wait to try it again in another month or two. I would recomend
Posted in thread: Wrong Time to Degass, oops on 01-14-2011 at 12:03 PM
I have the Buon Vino Super Jet, so the pads are bit larger than the minijet. I always use the
#2 filters. I think my best bet maybe to buy another glass carboy for $20 at the store. When I
am done I c...
Posted in thread: Wrong Time to Degass, oops on 01-13-2011 at 11:44 AM
I have a kit of Kenridge Merlot that is scheduled to be bottled tomorrow (Friday), however on
Tuesday my wife accidentally degassed the this kit instead of antoher kit with a drill stirring
Posted in thread: Aging in bottles before spoiling on 01-07-2011 at 10:03 AM
Thanks for all of the suggestions. I dont expext any of the wines to make it to the 4 year
mark, so I am not going to worry about this. I like to bottle quickly as to not tie up my 3
carboys, but in t...
Posted in thread: Aging in bottles before spoiling on 01-06-2011 at 04:18 PM
The Kits that are in bottles are:En Primeur - Cab Sav 4 months in bottleKenridge - Shiraz 16L -
3 Months in bottleWE Malbec (Not great I hope it gets better) 10L - 2 monthsWE Luna Rosa 16L -
Posted in thread: Aging in bottles before spoiling on 01-06-2011 at 02:37 PM
I have been making a variety of different brands of 10-18L kits, and following the instructions
to the letter. After doing a bunch of reading on this site about aging wine everyone seems to