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    Quote Originally Posted by vickyw View Post
    Did you remove the stones from the greengages or not bother?

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    they came out when it was strained into DJ
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    2nd racking: SG is 0094, quite a bit of sediment still.

    It tastes quite like the Cherry Plum wine, but not as nice. I'll give it another month and rack it again.
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    Good luck girlie. I have never had any success with home'made wine. I convinced myself once that a tayberry was "divine" with a hint of tayberry and washing up liquid'. It ended up down the sink and didn't even do the washing up.

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    Last rack today, and it's ready for bottling, after 4 months. I think it will benefit from keeping for a year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shirlthegirl43 View Post
    No worries. Hope there are no bugs in it and you get a good brew
    Thanks for your help shirl.
    I bottled some of it last night and had a glass. I was amazed to find it tastes pretty good! I didn't see any bugs in it. That was my first attempt at wine making so I am well chuffed!

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    Finally bottled the greengage wine: it was really clear and really quite drinkable, but OH said a bit sharp. I'll try a bottle in 6 months time
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    Oh, it's not sharp any more! It's really drinkable, comparable to a supermarket Chardonnay, and works out 39p a bottle. Recommended
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    Think I'll be making this one next year provided we don't lose our greengages to wind and wasps like we did this year

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