Monday, September 7, 2009

Picking Grapes

July 21
Picked the remainder of the white grapes.

July 24
Second batch has finished fermenting.
Combined with first batch and put it in the refrigerator.

July 25
Picked red grapes

Cabernet Franc 155.2 pounds Brix 30
Merlot 124.0 pounds Brix 27
Cabernet Sauvignon 130.6 pounds Brix 25

Total Ph 3.7
Total Acid .375
We did not add acid.

Estella and Maria came to help sort and destem. We decided it was too much work and called St. Pat's to order a crusher stemmer.

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