Schildknecht on hang time - Smart weighs in
David Schildknecht, US: I shall be most interested in learn in further detail what the many illustrious speakers had to say at that NVGGA Hang Time Seminar . I base these comments on your précis and on accounts that appeared in the local press. You can say I've got some cheek stepping into this fray when I am neither a viticulturalist nor a winemaker, indeed scientifically utterly untrained. But that's just my point: a little draining of the conceptual swamps might improve the odds of constructively tackling the issues. "Long" or "Long enough"? Is length of time on the vine a determinant of flavour? Obviously. So, up to a...
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