Frozen grapes = Ice Wine

Frozen Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Frozen Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Unclipping the nets the night before we harvest frozen grapes.
Unclipping the nets the night before we harvest frozen grapes.

Our Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard beside College Cellars - too much water to these grapes over the season.
Our Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard beside College Cellars – too much water to these grapes over the season.
Netting with snow over the remaining 2013 grapes.
Netting with snow over the remaining 2013 grapes.
Frozen fingers were the biggest hazard of the morning.
Frozen fingers were the biggest hazard of the morning.
Low hanging fruit, crawling along the rows made for quicker picking.
Low hanging fruit, crawling along the rows made for quicker picking.
First full press, ready to close it up and begin.
First full press, ready to close it up and begin.

 

Syrup, thick and dark from those frozen grapes.
Syrup, thick and dark from those frozen grapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inoculating will take some time, but eventually, this will be Ice Wine.
Inoculating will take some time, but eventually, this will be Ice Wine.

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