To try to cheer myself up after the filtering debaucle, I broke out a bottle of my first wine – it’s one month old today! There is a little weird soapiness on the nose, and the wine is actually quite fizzy, too. I decanted for a while and tasted in Spiegelau cabernet glass. Some fruit […]
Monthly archive: 07 2007
The vinbrite gravity filtering unit is a little intimidating. It’s easy to put together, then I ran some water through the siphon plus filter unit, then set it up to filter the wine. It doesn’t sit in the top of the carboy very stably, so I did hold on to it for most of the […]
After some research about wine NOT clearing like it’s supposed to, I have come to the conclusion that I will have to filter this wine. I put in my order for a VinBrite gravity filter. Hopefully it will do the trick.
I’m a bit annoyed at the chamblaise, there’s all sorts of *stuff* stuck to the side of the carboy, and it’s getting carried over when I rack the wine. It sat long enough, I’ll look into problems with clearing and try to figure out what to do about it. No bottling today!