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Old 09-05-2012, 08:42 PM   #1
Aug 2012
college park, MD
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Hey so i just crushed my grapes and began primary fermentation. I was wondering when exactly i add my oak chips. I assume it is not during primary fermentation. Do i just let it sit in the glass carboy from day one of the secondary fermentation? Also how many ounces of oak to a gallon do i add?

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Old 09-05-2012, 10:09 PM   #2
Jun 2012
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Id add a little at a time and taste every few weeks. There's no magic formula for oak, that's the art of wine making!

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