Sourcing Wine Grapes in the Northeast 2013
As the Harvest approaches we will keep a running up date on Harvest and Varietal Information for the 2013 Season. The latest information still indicates the season will be early. The temperatures have dropped to the 80s in Suisun and in the 50′s at night. Perfect and it should stay like that for the next 10 days according to the weather reports.
Here are the latest sugar levels at the Lanza/Musto Vineyards of Wooden Valley Suisun California.
Merlot Lanza Musto– 20.00-21.5o
Cabernet Sauvignon – Valley, Scarlet Ranch – 17.50-19.50
Cabernet Sauvignon Koch – 20.00-20.50
Petite Syrah Scarlet Ranch – 19.50 – 21.00
Syrah Valley – 20.00 -21.00
Malbec Lanza Musto – 18.50-19.50
Primitivo Lanza Musto – 19.50-21.00
Sangiovese Lanza Musto – 20.00-20.50
Gamay – 18.50-20.00
Sauvignon Blanc – 19.50-20.00
Pinot Noir – 18.50-19.50
As usual we will update as information becomes available.
In addition Frank Musto and the M&M Grape Company have added to the Beckstoffer Grape offerings in Napa with additional Napa sourced grapes and for the first time will be sourcing grapes from Lake County. Another M&M Grape Company First! More to come on this.