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Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon

This batch was made from a kit of Winexpert Selection Estate Series: Lodi Ranch 11 Cabernet Sauvignon ($170) and a $8 bag of French Oak Cubes with “Medium Toast”.

Status Date Specific Gravity Fluid Temp. Air Temp.
Primary Fermentation 2012-01-29 1.090 70°F 64°F
Secondary Fermentation 2012-02-09  1.006 62°F
Clearing 2012-03-12
Second Clearing 2012-05-06
Tertiary Clearing 2012-07-28
Bottling 2012-

Primary Fermentation

The usual process. Followed the directions. The thermostat is set to 64° in the house, so it will be a bit chilly for the yeast. Most likely it will just slow down the fermentation process a bit.

Secondary Fermentation

Not a lot of lees.

Clearing/Second Clearing

Bottling