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Old 08-10-2008, 05:38 PM   #21
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It looks beautiful. What kind of yeast did you use to ferment? I'm guessing a wine yeast. Is the fermentation time and aging like that of wine or more like mead?

 
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Old 08-10-2008, 05:46 PM   #22
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I started the batch back in April, using Côte des Blancs yeast. The wine was probably ready to bottle back in mid-June, but I didn't get around to it until recently. It doesn't seem to require a ton of aging, but I'm not going to open another bottle until later this fall. I'm going to use Montrachet for the next batch and compare the results.
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Old 08-11-2008, 10:05 AM   #23
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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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Old 08-12-2008, 03:40 AM   #24
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I bought some light and some amber agave nectar at Whole Foods today. They both taste great. They are not nearly as strong tasting as honey, which I usually find too strongly flavored and intensely sweet. The agave nectar is mild by comparison. Good stuff.

 
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