Rouge Red Star Dry Yeast

Rouge Red Star Dry Yeast

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Strong fermenter for producing full bodied reds, especially good with grapes from the Cabernet and Zinfandel families. Ferments from 60 to 80 degrees. This is the yeast formally known as Pasteur Red.  The 5 gram packet contains enough yeast to make 5 gallons of wine.  Rehydrate at 104F

Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 64-86
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : n/a
Flocculation: Low
Alcohol Tolerance: 16%
 
Pitching/Fermentation: Red Star Premier Rouge wine Yeast(Davis 904), a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, has been derived from the collection of the Institute Pasteur in Paris. It is a strong, even fermenter that produces full-bodied reds. This yeast encourages the development of varietal fruit flavors, balanced by complex aromas, especially when using grapes of the Cabernet family.
 
Notes : It may be necessary to cool the fermenting must to prevent unwanted temperature increase. This yeast is reported to give character to less robust red grapes, or those picked before optimum development.
 
Best Styles : Berry and Cherry Wine, Cabernet, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot, Syrah, Zinfandel