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Old 12-11-2012, 11:40 AM   #11
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Do you squeeze the wine from your raisins? I have a couple wines that are looking very good and taste great but I haven't bottled them just yet because I dread the loss from the raisins. I am thinking about flooding a bucket with CO2 and pouring into a mesh bag then squeezing the caught fruit bits. Does this sound like a bad plan?

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Old 12-11-2012, 04:13 PM   #12
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Do you squeeze the wine from your raisins? I have a couple wines that are looking very good and taste great but I haven't bottled them just yet because I dread the loss from the raisins. I am thinking about flooding a bucket with CO2 and pouring into a mesh bag then squeezing the caught fruit bits. Does this sound like a bad plan?

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I would rack off the raisins then take what's left and strain to get the remaining wine.

The mesh bag would be great.
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I racked the clear good stuff from them and then it got messy. I have the remainder back in a carboy clearing again with a shot of co2 on it to protect it.
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