Monday, May 26, 2008

Malbec Fermentation has commenced!

Just a quick note--malbec fermentation has commenced in good form! Woke up this morning to find a very thick cap of grape skins that had been pushed up by the CO2 gas produced during the yeast fermentation. Gave each fermenter a good punch down and checked for sugar levels (Brix = 21-21.8) and temperature (66.7-68 °F). Juice looks incredibly dark!

a Wine Student

Prior Chilean Malbec 2008 posts:
Chilean Malbec Grape Crush

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