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Winemaking

Winemaking ingredients
  1. Vintner's Harvest Tartaric Acid 100g
    $6.95

    Vintner's Harvest Tartaric Acid 100g

    Vintner's Harvest Tartaric Acid 100g
  2. Citric Acid 200g bulk
    $4.80

    Citric Acid 200g bulk

    Citric Acid 200g bulk
  3. Vintner's Harvest Yeast – AW4 – Germanic aromatic white wines (8g)
    $4.60

    Vintner's Harvest Yeast – AW4 – Germanic aromatic white wines (8g)

    AW4 is noted for developing powerfully fragrant, full spice aromatic wines and is a perfect match for Gewurztraminer and also recommended for Sauvignon and Semillon where the Oenologist requires a positive aromatic esters contribution from the yeast. AW4 is a good fermenter across the range 14 to 30°C (57 -86°F), low foam formation and medium to high glycerol. It will ferment up to 14.5% abv. ethanol providing the temperature is held within the 20 - 25°C (68 -77°F) range and the pH is above 3.0.
  4. Vintner's Harvest Campden Tablets x 50
    $4.00

    Vintner's Harvest Campden Tablets x 50

    Vintner's Harvest Campden Tablets x 50
  5. Vintner's Harvest Yeast – MA33 – white fruit country wines, acid reducing (8g)
    $4.60

    Vintner's Harvest Yeast – MA33 – white fruit country wines, acid reducing (8g)

    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae – Acid reducing strain excellent for fruity white & blush country wines especially where residual sugars are desired. MA33 has the ability to metabolize between 30 and 35% of malic acid making this strain the perfect choice for country fruits which are naturally high in acid. Reducing malic acid will soften the wine and give a vin nouveau character for early consumption with a balanced palate. MA33 is also noted for its production of fruity esters and fusel oils conferring fresh fruity character to the wine. There is an increased chance of Malolactic fermentation by lactic acid bacteria following MA33 fermentation. MA33 is a killer-sensitive strain. It is a good fermenter between 18 and 27°C (64 -80°F), with a rapid onset to fermentation although can exhibit a slow late fermentation profile and may require aeration after 10 – 12 days fermentation. Will ferment up to 14% abv. ethanol providing the pH is above 3.2.
  6. Vintner's Harvest Bentonite 100g
    $4.40

    Vintner's Harvest Bentonite 100g

    Vintner's Harvest Bentonite 100g
  7. Vintners Reserve Pinot Noir
    New
    $99.00

    Vintners Reserve Pinot Noir

    Vintners Reserve Pinot Noir
  8. Vintner's Harvest Yeast – CY17 – sweet white and fruit dessert wines (8g)
    $4.60

    Vintner's Harvest Yeast – CY17 – sweet white and fruit dessert wines (8g)

    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae - Perfect for sweet white/blush and dessert wines from grape and particularly from country fruits & flowers. CY17 produces high levels of desirable congeners during fermentation including aromatic thiols, imparting rich fruity aromatics, full body and ‘tropical’ flavour characteristics to the wine. CY17 is also noted for high glycerol formation further enhancing sweetness. This is a slow fermenter compared to all other strains in the Vintner’s Harvest range typically taking up to 21 days to ferment table wines and up to 35 days for dessert wines. CY17 prefers a constant temperature in the 22 – 26°C (72 -78°F) range. Dropping the temperature below 15°C (59°F) two-thirds the way through fermentation will arrest fermentation making CY17 suitable for producing naturally sweet wines (both potassium sorbate and metabisulphite must be used to prevent re-fermentation). CY17 is also excellent for sweet sparking wines, but strain CL23 must be employed for the bottle fermentation stage. Avoid free SO2 levels above 50 ppm and ensure pH above 3.2, CY17 is a delicate strain that must be treated with some respect. Pay particular attention to sterile winemaking conditions and a warm start to fermentation otherwise risk of bacterial contamination is increased. CY17 will happily ferment up to 15% abv. ethanol if such conditions are employed.
  9. Yeast Activator Vitamin B1 x 10
    $3.20

    Yeast Activator Vitamin B1 x 10

    Yeast Activator Vitamin B1 x 10
  10. Vintners Reserve Merlot
    New
    $99.00

    Vintners Reserve Merlot

    Vintners Reserve Merlot