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Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Malbec Numbers

Hello Winemakers!

We hope everything is fermenting along well! Below are some numbers were able to take on the grapes yesterday. Cheers and Happy Fermenting! :)

Musto Wine Grape_Chile_1 (4)

pH= 3.55, TA= 4.27, Brix 21.5

cabsav_1

pH= 3.85, TA= 3.31, Brix =23.5

carm_1

pH= 3.95, TA = 4.25, Brix = 23.2

2 Responses to Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Malbec Numbers

  • david says:

    Hello,
    Forgive my ignorance as this will be my first time actually adjusting the acid levels in my wine… but looking at these starting values, the TA seem quite low.

    Will it be possible or advised to get the TA up to around 7? It seems like a big jump.

    Suggestions?

    • cmusto says:

      Hi David,

      Your question is a good one. Our winemaker Maureen will be contacting you via email to discuss. Thanks! :)

      Sincerely,
      Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC.

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