Caption: After pressing and cold settling
, half the Bogle Chardonnay is fermented in new American oak barrels and the other half in stainless steel.
YACHATS - The early part of last week was not really the best day for whale watching on the Oregon Coast, what with the wind blowing the rain sideways, and bitter, humid winter cold settling
into the bones the moment wildlife lovers left the sanctity of their car or vacation rental.
Take the process of cold settling
juice to remove grape solids, for instance.
The clarification of white must (centrifugation, enzyme treatments and cold settling
) can reduce the initial population of yeasts.
After a bit of cold settling
, the juice is then racked off heavy lees into other tanks, including the eggs, or to embedded pipes that lead to a barrel room beneath the cellar.