2013 Crush Summary


Devils Nest Vineyard - Nebraska
300+ lbs Prairie Star grapes
Crushed, pressed and vinified at Moundtop
Style: dry cuveť for sparkling wine

Black Wing Vineyards - Iowa Loess Hills
20 gallons of Frontenac "free run" juice supplied by Vine Street Cellars, Glenwood, IA
Style: dry rosť base wine for experimental sparkling Frontenac

Victorian Vineyards - Iowa Loess Hills
30 gallons of Frontenac "free run" juice
Crushed at Prairie Crossing Winery
Style: dry rosť base wine for experimental sparkling Frontenac

Victorian Vineyards - Iowa Loess Hills
500+ lbs of ripe Frontenac grapes
Crushed and destemmed at Prairie Crossing
Style: big, dry red wine to be aged in 30 gallon Flextank with French oak segments


500+ Pounds of Frontenac Grapes

Destemmer-Crusher at Prairie Crossing Winery
 

YouTube Video of Crusher-in-Action

 


Frontenac Grapes in Rubbermaid Fermenters at Moundtop