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  1. jgmann67 liked Boatboy24's post in the thread Other peoples wines.

    That one is loosely modeled after "The Prisoner". It's 41/27/14/18. Zin/Cab/Petite Sirah/Syrah. Big and bold for sure - I'm trying to...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 8:49 PM
  2. jgmann67 replied to the thread Other peoples wines.

    It was a Ribeye on the Grill for dinner last night. I saw Jim’s 2016 Unchained in the wine closet and, well... couldn’t help myself....

    Feb 16, 2019 at 12:48 PM
  3. jgmann67 replied to the thread WineXpert California Zinfandel.

    This is my question as well. If it is, you have a skins pack that goes in to the juice. I’d put those in, let it sit over night. After...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 12:38 PM
  4. jgmann67 replied to the thread WE 16L California Merlot Kit.

    A few things to consider: * Tannin on the front (Tannin Rouge) or back (Tannin Riche Extra) end; * oak cubes (French or Hungarian...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 9:52 PM
  5. jgmann67 replied to the thread My plan for 2017 wine from California grapes.

    Went to my lhbs this weekend and picked up oak spirals for the wine. French medium toast. It said to use one for ever three gallons of...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 4:32 PM
  6. jgmann67 liked tradowsk's post in the thread How to perform extended maceration?.

    I would swirl maybe once a day for the next week or so. You mainly want to keep the skins floating on top moist so they don't start to...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 4:24 PM
  7. jgmann67 replied to the thread WE 16L California Merlot Kit.

    Most folks tend towards the Eclipse StagsLeap Merlot. It’s about the same price but a premium kit with a strong record of turning into...

    Feb 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM
  8. jgmann67 replied to the thread What's in your glass tonight?.

    Last night for dinner at our favorite byo, we picked up a 2015 Glenelly Glass Collection Cab Sauv. They had a closeout (what the...

    Feb 10, 2019 at 6:21 PM