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Red Grape Wine/Started

Postby ol'timer » Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:11 pm

:) Started Red Grape wine today,My S.G. reading was 1.120,2 lbs per gal sugar.4.5 gal. wine.
2 gal.red welch's 100% grape juice,1/2 gal cranberry pom. 100% juice.2 gal. water.2 tsp yeast eng.,1/2 tsp tannin,3 tsp pectic enzyme,5 campden tablets,1/4 tsp sorbic acid,2tsp Acid blend,Oak chips,1 lb raisins,room temp is right at 78 degrees.in 6mo. i'll let you know if I have to let it age longer. :D
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Re: Red Grape Wine/Started

Postby ol'timer » Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:08 pm

racked red grape wine from primary,put into secondary 6gal. taste is very good heavy grape flavor, SG was 1.060 ,I figure it should be around 12% just my guess.
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Re: Red Grape Wine/Started

Postby ol'timer » Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:18 pm

update on the red grape wine,been in the carboy a month,and still working strong ,clearing some,but not enough to rack again.
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