September 16, 2017 | Rob Barney
Day 4. Last day of the Cold soak. No dry ice tonight. Tomorrow we inoculate and kick-off fermentation.
September 15, 2017 | Rob Barney
Free racks? Yes please! The generosity and networking in these valleys amongst wine makers is amazing.
September 14, 2017 | Rob Barney
Acres and acres of beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon vines. Can't wait for it to be harvested.
The grapes produced by these 20 yr old vines taste as good as they look. Looking at harvesting them next week.
September 13, 2017 | Rob Barney
Cold Soak Day Three: 25.6 Brix 58.5 degrees F. Looking good. Had to add some more dry ice. One more day then we inoculate and kick off fermentation.
September 12, 2017 | Rob Barney
My Pinot Noir Cold Soak Day 2. Looking good!
September 11, 2017 | Rob Barney
Baby's in a box! Four to five day cold soak. Postponing fermentation in order to extract tannins and color.
September 9, 2017 | Rob Barney
Checking in on my Pinot Noir.
September 8, 2017 | Rob Barney
Picking up three once-used Bordeaux barrels for some Sonoma Cabernet. Good to know people that had extra. Thanks Envy!
September 7, 2017 | Rob Barney
Moving barrels in anticipation of my Pinot arriving within the next couple of weeks.