Washington State Merlot | Heavy-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (16 L | 541 oz)

Washington State Merlot | Heavy-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit (16 L | 541 oz)

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Washington State Merlot | Heavy-Bodied Red Winemaking Kit

Embark on a winemaking adventure with the Washington State Merlot Winemaking Kit, designed for the craft winemaker who loves the versatility and richness of a full-bodied Merlot. This kit includes everything you need to produce high-quality wine that showcases the unique characteristics of Washington State's Merlot.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Kit: Equipped with wine base, yeast, bentonite, sulphite/sorbate, and fining agents, providing all the necessary components for home winemaking.
  • Generous Production: Capable of producing approximately 23 liters (6.07 US gallons), perfect for those who love to share their creations.
  • Efficient Production Time: Ready in just 6 weeks, allowing you to quickly enjoy your efforts.
  • Ideal Dimensions and Weight: Measures 9½ X 10½ X 13 inches and weighs 41.3 lbs (18.73 kg), fitting easily in various home setups.
  • Optimal Alcohol Content: Designed for a 13.5% ABV, making it perfect for those who appreciate a stronger wine.

Tasting Notes:

  • Sweetness: Naturally bone dry, enhancing the deep flavors of the Merlot grape.
  • Acidity: Medium acidity, providing a balanced taste that complements its rich flavors.
  • Tannin: Medium-high tannins give this wine a robust structure that ages well.
  • Alcohol: The ABV ranges from 13.5% to 15%, ideal for a heavy-bodied wine.
  • Body: A medium-full body offers a dense, satisfying texture that Merlot lovers crave.

FAQs:

  • Q: What does the winemaking kit include?

  • A: The kit contains wine base, yeast, bentonite, sulphite/sorbate, and fining agents.

  • Q: How much wine can I make with this kit?

  • A: It produces up to 23 liters (6.07 US gallons), enough to generously share.

  • Q: What are the dimensions and weight of the kit?

  • A: The kit is 9½ X 10½ X 13 inches and weighs 41.3 lbs (18.73 kg).

  • Q: How long does it take to make the wine?

  • A: You can enjoy your homemade Merlot in just 6 weeks.

  • Q: What is the alcohol content of the finished wine?

  • A: The potential alcohol content is approximately 13.5% to 15%.

Explore the depth and complexity of Merlot from Washington State with this comprehensive winemaking kit. Perfect for creating a wine that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of foods, from pizza and BBQ chicken to more sophisticated dishes. Whether you are a novice or an experienced winemaker, this kit offers everything needed to craft a memorable and flavorful Merlot.