MS Topic of the Week 12/26/2019 - Advanced

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This week:  Cold soak

What's the purpose of this winemaking technique? What styles of wine is it used for?

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  • The purpose of cold soaking, pre-fermentation, the juice and skins is primarily done to allow the extraction of softer tannins and higher concentration of colors. Typically, this will result in a more approachable youthful drinking experience. Varieties are typically cold soaked include Nebbiolo, Grenache and Pinot Noir. 

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  • The purpose of cold soaking, pre-fermentation, the juice and skins is primarily done to allow the extraction of softer tannins and higher concentration of colors. Typically, this will result in a more approachable youthful drinking experience. Varieties are typically cold soaked include Nebbiolo, Grenache and Pinot Noir. 

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