Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Carignan - pumpover and ferment

Some pix of the Carignan pumpover and showing off the good colour extraction on day 2 of fermentation.









I also took an extremely nerdy video of the fermentation which you can see bubbling away through the sides of the fibre glass tank.  Yes, I know it's sad.... 

video


There seems to be an Italian theme here. Tasting glass is from Piemonte, the tank was made in Italy and the yeast I used was developed in Sicily.

4 comments:

  1. I do hope you will keep us posted on the Carignan. Old Vines Carignan has been our discovery of the year (Les Crouzes).

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    1. Thanks for your comment Martin. Yes we're very excited about it. Not sure yet whether it will be blended with the Syrah or kept as 100% varietal. Will decide in the spring and keep you posted.

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