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  1. NorCal replied to the thread Yeast for Mouvedre.

    I made a barrel of Mourvèdre in 2015. Split the lot and 1/2 was made with D80, the other 1/2 D254, then combined. Won a gold at the CA...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 4:25 AM
  2. NorCal posted a new thread.

    4 wines from one grape this season?

    I need to take the foot off the winemaking gas pedal and scale things down this next year. That doesn’t mean I can’t have some fun....

    Forum: General Wine Making Forum

    Mar 19, 2019 at 4:03 AM
  3. NorCal replied to the thread Fermentation finished early.

    I wouldn’t risk it either.

    Mar 19, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  4. NorCal replied to the thread Fermentation finished early.

    H2S can develop from leaving lees on the wine. Contributing factors include the health of the fruity out started with, temperatures it’...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:45 PM
  5. NorCal replied to the thread Fermentation finished early.

    Keep your eyes,or more importantly your nose on it and rack if you sense even the smallest amount of H2S.

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:34 PM