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March 2005
Hang Time Highlights
Recent Hang Time seminar finds that long hang times probably don't harm most vines, but the practice certainly affects flavors and growers' returns.
by Paul Franson
There's no question that leaving grapes to hang on their vines late without rain or irrigation develops high sugars as they dehydrate, and that means lower returns for the majority of growers who are paid by weight.The practice also produces wine with more intense flavors, but there's little agreement whether it's better wine. And it's not at all clear if a longer hang time harms the vines as some growers are suggesting.To look at these issues, the Napa Valley Grape Growers recently sponsored a ...
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