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Old 08-06-2012, 12:04 AM   #1
Jan 2012
Needville, Texas
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I made a mustang grape wine following a Keller recipe. I just racked and I noticed that the wine is very light in color, a very light pink. Is there a way to fix this? I was thinking of adding some store bought grape juice or concentrate.

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Old 08-06-2012, 01:03 AM   #2
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Keller mentions that you'll get a light pink wine without as much flavor if you press right after the crush. Personally, I would not add anything to the wine at this point. If the flavor is disappointing after a couple more weeks, then I'd reconsider.
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