Red Fermentation

 

In this case Syrah, been gently plunged. During red fermentation, which takes place with the skins and the juice together, the carbon dioxide produced by the ferment creates a cap of skins on top of the juice, or wine. This cap needs to be wet regularly to reduce the risk of disease and oxidation issues. There are various methods to do this, here is a gentle puching down of the skins into the juice.

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