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Old 10-11-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
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Default First batch of Chardonnay

Hello all,
I just brewed my first batch of a dry and off dry wine. Chardonnay and Angel Blanco. I bottled last night and tasted them. They both taste bad to me, it kind of reminds me of rocket fuel, haha, It just had a strong alcohol taste. I followed the instructions (both were kits) to a T. Will the taste get better with ageing? What should I age it for? 6 months?

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Julie

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Old 10-13-2013, 12:43 AM   #2
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Emtjewel,

How long was this in the carboy? Ferm temps? 6 months to 1.5 years might do it.

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