fruit ripening. late harvest

What’s that Smell? and Other Winemaking Problems, Late Ripening

Weighing the Cost of an Ounce of Prevention The gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair began when a highly respected winemaker at a well-known winery tasted the very expensive Cabernet Sauvingon as it went to barrel. “The wine had soap bubbles and smelled ‘fishy’,” said Jim Harbertson, author of a chapter in Winemaking Problems […]