Cranberry Wine 09

Cranberry wine 09 Nov. 28 2009

10 pounds fresh cranberries
5 pounds pumice from red wine
water to five gallon marker
sugar 8 pounds +-
1/2 banana
1 orange cut in 8
2 cinnamon sticks,
3 cloves
3 allspice
3 star anise
1 pinch red chili flakes
1 tbl. pectic enzymes
prise de mousse (ec118) yeast

stats:
Sg 1.082
aprox ABV  11%
ph 3.8

method:

I pulsated cranberries in blender with water and added the pumice I saved from my red wine.

then I added sugar and water to top, tested SG. and  then added the spices and yeast.

racked and fermenting away

2/24/10- still fermenting .

7/2710-

racked from 4 gallons to three.

added campden, potassium carbonate and  2 oz. wine finisher

topped up with white zinfandel

racked and topped with merlot-

bottled on 11/20/10

bulk age

Brandy Ruland “LOVE LOVE LOVE the cranberry wine…Very Smooth, Very Tasty, and Very Satisfying”

 

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