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sjzalew

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Hello everyone,
Just a question for the Experts, I started a Chilian Malbec Thursday morning, everything looks good, the starting S.G. was 1.08, now 72hrs later it's 1.02. I'm not worried, but is this about normal? This is my first kit.
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Steve
 

mmadmikes1

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Yes you are doing fine. Probably rack into primary today. SG will be damn close to 1.o1 today.
 

sjzalew

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that was todays reading of 1.02...Now, I had my wife take the reading because I'm not at home, and wont get home until Wednesday morning. Will it be OK until then?
 

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It will be fine, I never rack my red wines until they have finished fermenting fully.
 

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Steve:

I don't even check the sg until a week is up. So Wed will be fine.
Steve
 

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Some wines ferment faster depending on YOUR conditions. Temp has alot to do with it and how fresh the yeast is.
Your on your way to a nice wine. I love Malbec and Casmenere. :b
 
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