Côte des Blancs Red Star
Species : Wine
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 64-86
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : n/a
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 12-14%
Pitching/Fermentation : Cote des Blancs is a relatively slow fermenter, producing less foam. The yeast requires nutrient addition for most chardonnay fermentations. Cote des Blancs produces fine fruity aromas, and by lowering the fermentation temperature, it can be forced to finish with some residual sugar.
Notes : Recommended use: reds, whites, sparkling cuvees, and non-grape fruit wines.
Ideal Fermentation Temperature: 64-86 F (17-30 C). Alcohol Tolerance: 12%
Best Styles : Blush, Chardonnay, Cider, Riesling, Sparkling Cuvée
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 727
Dry Yeast Substitution : n/a