Tag Archives: 2022
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 4, day 22: racking
Since specific gravity fell below 1.000, I decided to rack the first bucket of Malbec. And then racked the second to finish it all off. I got 5 + 1 gallons in two glass carboys.
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 3, day 19: specific gravity (cont’d)
Few days have passed and I’m remeasuring specific gravity:
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 3, day 16: specific gravity
The crust that forms on top of the must got less thick and intense past few days so I decided to measure specific gravity.
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 4, day 5: yeast
I’m adding yeast to the first bucket of Malbec. This time it’s again RC-212. And then I’ll use EC-1118 for Petit Verdot. Update: I had to add another bag of EC-1118 as after the first time there was no reaction … Continue reading
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 4, day 4: Potassium Metabisulfite
Based on my experience two years ago, adding Potassium Metabisulfite was worth it. So I’m adding adding 3 x ⅛ what’s equal to 1.5 x ¼ tsp per 5-gallon bucket. Then I’ll keep a half-open lid and wait ~24h before … Continue reading
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 4, day 3: weighing
Some precalculations: Bucket #1 (PV): Bucket #2 (PV): Bucket #3 (M): Container (M) which is about of 3 buckets: Total:
Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 4, day 1: The corner row
It’s that time of year when I drive to my friends at Carthage Vineyard in Zillah, WA and pick some leftovers after the harvest, from now-famous corner row. Why famous? Because last time I’ve picked from the same row and … Continue reading