VR21 Vintner's Harvest
Species : Wine
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 68-75
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : n/a
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 15%
Pitching/Fermentation : Vintner's Harvest Yeast - VR21 Exceptional strain for red varietals and country wines, promoting good structure, balance, and color. Particularly noted for preserving and retaining the natural fruit characteristics of the fruit and enhancing palate length.
Notes : VR21 is a relatively neutral strain producing subtle levels of aroma and flavor compounds, allowing full expression of varietal/country characteristics while enhancing color, structure, and balance. VR21 is an ethanol-tolerant killer strain, capable of fermenting to 15% abv. Good production of glycerol, low volatile acid production, zero sulphur dioxide formation, and low foaming
Best Styles : Fruit Wine, Red Varietals, Young Reds
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 : n/a
Dry Yeast Substitution : White Labs 720