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Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
Tag Archives: Vidal Blanc
A lifetime has passed since I picked up Vidal Blanc juice, fresh from harvest in New York’s Finger Lakes on October 23rd. Between then and present, my wine underwent fermentation, fining, cold stabilization, and at least three rackings. Once the … Continue reading
A little wine-down-time, and I go to re-rack… Fine. Dandy. Now what? I try the wine left in the tank. It’s hopelessly mild. My wife tastes it. There’s alcohol, something citrus, pear, maybe mineral hiding around there. But she likens … Continue reading
Clearly I can’t multitask. Last week’s post proved that babbling on camera and racking wine don’t mix… Self-reflexive! For those out of the loop, since October 23rd, I’ve been fashioning wine out of Vidal Blanc juice, which I bought from … Continue reading