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Old 10-31-2012, 02:59 PM   #1
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so i started a 28 cab sauv kit this week and it's going fine. I've done these before with good results, but id like to oak this one and i was wondering what suggestions people had. tyoe of oak chips, amount, time on oak, etc.

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Old 11-01-2012, 01:42 AM   #2
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Tarzanchuck....here is a good article collection...

http://www.winemakermag.com/stories/...-they-be-added

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http://www.winemakermag.com/stories/...-from-the-pros
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http://www.grapestompers.com/articles/oak_wine.htm

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Old 11-01-2012, 05:26 AM   #3
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thanks sara!

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I would appreciate anyone's thoughts about adding additional oak beyond what was provided. I just started a Chilean Merlot kit that came with two bags of oak powder. While I will taste it periodically, I'm thinking about adding additional cubes later on during bulk aging.
Thoughts anyone?
Thanks!

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