Last Activity:12-06-2008 7:02 PM
Posted in thread: adding oak chips to wine on 12-06-2008 at 07:02 PM
Thanks for your input, I'll be tasting weekly. I boiled the chips and put them in cheese cloth,
they are hanging in through the rubber airlock.Thanks again.
Posted in thread: adding oak chips to wine on 12-05-2008 at 10:31 PM
I have added french oak chips to wine approx. 1oz to 5gall. The wine is approx. 70% cab. sauv.
and 30% merlot made from grapes. I have added the oak chips this past week, the wine has
finished its sec...
Posted in thread: is fermentation complete on 11-29-2008 at 12:35 AM
Thanks for your response. I'm going to go ahead and transfer wine into 2 other demi's and add
french oak chips. Great forum.
Posted in thread: is fermentation complete on 11-28-2008 at 10:39 PM
California Grapes-75% cab sav. 25%-merlot CaliforniaI fermented must for 5 days in large
drum-pressed grape skins-tranferred wine to 54L demi johns. Has been fermenting for 2months in
demi's, I still ...