I have made the Beaverdale Barolo kit many times, it was my quaffing wine of choice while I waited for my grape wines to mature, this is a mid range kit, Â£35-Â£40 it has always fermented trouble free, and produces a very nice robust wine, that is drinkable early (I drank it almost immediately to begin with) but comes good at three months, then seems to level out at 6 months and not get any better after that.
I have not tried it since they "upped" the amount of grape concentrate in the kit, but would recommend it heartily.
I made it alongside the WinExpert Barolo a while ago, for the first 9 months the Beaverdale was better, the WinExpert version then showed its extra class, just a little better in every department, but then it is Â£15 more....
And on an interesting note (I think) the two blended together made a fab wine
Last edited by lockwood1956; 04-11-2007 at 08:52 AM.
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