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Old 07-23-2008, 05:57 PM   #11
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:01 PM   #12
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Yuri:
You're playing against type here.

While I don't expect a flak filled sky, where is the aircraft in the Cielo Dulce?
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:02 PM   #13
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The label picture was taken with some water and food coloring standing in for the wine. Here's the real deal:



Don't worry, it's done fermenting, and I've purged the headspace with inert gas to avoid oxidation (but I fear it may have been too late!).
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:03 PM   #14
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Good job Yuri!
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:06 PM   #15
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Quote:
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While I don't expect a flak filled sky, where is the aircraft in the Cielo Dulce?
Actually, I thought it was quite in keeping with my usual theme, with the slight twist that it seems a bit more subtle and sophisticated rather than an "in your face," aggressive name. That was the intent, anyway.
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Old 08-06-2008, 04:59 AM   #16
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Here's the finished product (my crappy flash photography made the labels look a little washed out):

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Old 08-06-2008, 05:25 AM   #17
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Yuri, that looks great! I love the silver tops, they really go with the label and the blue bottle. Now, when's the product eval?
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I filled and corked a partial bottle, so I didn't want to age it too long. Just opened it. The flavor is much like a white dessert wine (Gewürztraminer, perhaps). The agave flavor is REALLY subdued. It's got a slight sulfur funk that I'm hoping will mellow with age. I mixed an agave wine margarita (just lime juice and agave wine), and the agave flavor seems much more pronounced against the lime. Best margarita ever!
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Old 08-10-2008, 04:56 PM   #19
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Hei yuri...It's not "cielo dulce" you've made a mistake! It's "cielo dolce"
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Sam, you'd be correct if the label were in Italian. However, it's Spanish - a bit of a play on the fact that I'm living in a border town, making agave drinks.
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