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    AaronSC replied to the thread Mourvedre question.
    Hmmm, well the problem is that I can't simply add tartaric to get to an acceptable pH without radically changing the wine -it would have...
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    Hi all, I wanted to seek advice since this is a real outlier for me. I just got a bin of Mourvedre from a reputable vineyard/winery in...
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    AaronSC replied to the thread Crush Numbers.
    Don't you find that adding tartaric that late in the process (at bottling) adds a weird sharpness to the taste or chemical smell to the...
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    AaronSC replied to the thread What's for Dinner?.
    Boeuf Bourguignon tonight!
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    AaronSC replied to the thread How to correct low pH and TA.
    I would test this again. It's definitely not impossible but weird for Cab. I have seen hybrids and some Italian white grapes (Fiano is...
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    AaronSC replied to the thread Acid adjustment thoughts..
    I have seen this "pH rise" happen myself, not infrequently. Often, it is not caused by fermentation per se, but by the grapes themselves...
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    AaronSC replied to the thread A new (ad)venture.
    Amador grapes are fantastic, I especially love the Fiddletown area. It has the most convoluted geography of any wine region I've seen...
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    AaronSC replied to the thread A new (ad)venture.
    Well, we're still keeping our day jobs and overhead at this stage is minimal -we're using the garage. Our plan is to make some distinct...
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    Hi all, My spouse and I have been making wine from grapes since 1995 and have (naturally) always wanted to go commercial. We finally...
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    Thanks for this -I have no experience with this line. I've heard they were bred to not produce sulfides, which is great. I was worried...
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