The number look great to me.
I normally wait 2 months and sometimes 3.
About to making my third Virginia wine of the season. This time it is a Tannat which I've been trying to get the past two years. As of this...
Do you really keep your SO2 to near 300? That seems awful high to me. I realize you're dealing with total but still.
Welcome, be a little careful with YouTube videos. Depending on which ones you are watching there is a lot of misinformation.
IMO stirring never hurts, especially with reds.
Thanks for bringing that up, I forgot to mention the 1/2 rule to him.
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Congrats, more work but more fun isn't it!
I was there yesterday and got 3 lugs of Alicante. A little better numbers, 21.5 brix and 3.38 pH. Wanted Nebbiola but it won't be in for 2 weeks.
Where did you get the grapes?
I'm sure that will come soon enough. Nice job MrsJones.
Not that they will go very far but I read in the paper if they go 4-11 they're in the playoffs.
Even though you didn't like the look of the grapes the number don't look bad.
I think most of us use 1/2 the dose as a general rule since the binders in the must react differently with the additives.
1.11 does seem high, as for the pectic and if they have it I would recommend Lallzyme EX, it's only .1 grams per gallon and comes in an 8 gram...
Jim, unless my math was completely wrong or my pH reading wasn't right I was trying to get the Voignier to 3.65 which is more of an adjustment...
I have both, just tell me what you want.
Table grapes are going to require you to increase the sugar level which you may have to do anyway. Welch's grape juice more than likely has...
I'll probably get there early as well and will have your bottles if you still want them, remind me what you wanted. I also will have 3 barrels for...
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