Red Star Premier Cuvee Wine Yeast

Red Star Premier Cuvee Wine Yeast

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Red Star Premier Cuvee Wine Yeast 5 gram sachet suitable for up to 5 gallons of wine. Red Star Premier Cuvee (Davis 796), a strain of Saccharomyces bayanus from a French wine yeast, is a special isolate of Red Star Yeast & Products. This yeast has good tolerance to ethanol and free sulfur dioxide, and ferments to dryness. Premier Cuvée is noted as a very low producer of foam, urea, and fusel oils. It is recommended for reds, whites and especially champagne. This yeast is reported to perform well restarting stuck fermentations. Winemakers have remarked that Premier Cuvée is the fastest, cleanest, and most neutral fermenter offered by Red Star®. Fermentation Temperature: 45-95°F Flocculation: Low Alcohol Tolerance: ~18% Recommended Styles: All dry finishing styles, especially champagne