Grapes on 27 August

by Laura Gray on August 27, 2009

A month before harvest
A month before harvest

“Engustment” : the grapes are softening and building up sugars. The sugars in grapes is what ferments to become alcohol in wine. Brunello must have at least 12.5% alcohol by DOCG regulations but we expect our grapes to grade at around 14% when we pick.

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