CR51 Vintner's Harvest
Species : Wine
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 72-86
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : n/a
Alcohol Tolerance : 13.50%
Pitching/Fermentation : Vintner's Harvest Yeast - CR51 Perfect for light, fruity red wines destined for early consumption. CR51 will enhance ripe berry fruit flavors in light and fruity red wines and introduce a velvety texture perfect for Valpolicella and especially for Beaujolais-style wines. This strain has an almost unique ability to confer a smooth even ‘silky’ quality to the wine, perfect for early drinking reds.
Notes : CR51 is a medium-rate fermenter with optimal temperature between 22 to 30C (72 -86F) which will ferment to 13.5% abv. Low to medium foaming strain with low volatile acid and SO2 production.
Best Styles : Fr. Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah
Looking for a Liquid or Dry Yeast Substitution? The brewers at Adventures in Homebrewing have tried most of them. The following are some suggestions that have worked for us.
Liquid Yeast Substitution : White Labs 760
Dry Yeast Substitution : n/a