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Alexander's Sun Country Grape Concentrate
For 35 years the Alexander family has been producing California grape juice under the "Alexander’s Sun Country" brand. This juice comes from grapes grown in the San Joaquin Valley, the number one grape growing region in the world. Many of the grapes processed at the California Concentrate facility in Acampo, California, are grown on the family owned vineyards. Harvested at the peek of perfection, these varieties are carefully blended and packaged to ensure each glass of wine produced lives up to the standard that was established many years ago. The goal is to gather the fruit of the vine that the earth so generously gives us, mix it with the latest technology, and deliver to you, the wine maker, a premium quality juice that produces award winning results. "Home Wine" brand has won awards all over the world for character, flavor, and quality.
Premium varietal grape concentrates produced with grapes harvested from the number one grape growing region in the world is the reason to produce the finest grape concentrates. Nature, technology, and man's hard work combine to produce grape concentrate that some of the elite winemakers choose year after year. In all, 26 different types of grapes are crushed, filtered, chilled, and evaporated during the grape season so that you, the winemaker, can choose the variety and type that suits your desired needs. Concentrates are produced at 68 Brix. Availability is subject to harvest conditions.
There are those who criticize wines made from concentrates as being derived from synthetic products. However, statistics show that more and more contest medal winning wines are produced from concentrates. That percentage is likely to grow as talented winemakers use high quality concentrates in their winemaking. The higher quality concentrates, especially 100% pure product, will produce excellent wine (in the right hands.) Once you have purchased your concentrate, heed the advice on the label. Follow all the tests and basic procedures of good wine making just as if you were using fresh grapes or grape juice. Use oak if the wine requires oak and raise the tannin in the reds. Alexander's Sun Country has a long established history of fine concentrates. The labels of Alexander's Sun Country have a panel with handy tips and recommendations for the home winemaker. There is also a recipe located on every can label for the user's convenience.
Most important in your winemaking adventure will be your talent as a winemaker. Years of experience, trial, and error enter into this process. Your nose, your taste buds, and your instincts will elevate your efforts to the levels which produce superior wines. These are the earmarks of a good winemaker. The true winemaker coaxes his wines to high levels, seeking balance, complexity, nose and finish. Over the years, California Concentrate Company has received numerous testimonial letters from satisfied customers who have won competitions with their winemaking efforts. Not only are they surprised but gratified with the success of their endeavors. You, too, can join the ranks of delighted users of Alexander Sun Country concentrates. Happy winemaking! NOTE: For a 5 gallon medium body wine use: 2 - 46 oz. can of juice concentrate.
Alexander's Sun Country Concentrate