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Red Star WINE Yeasts
While Red Star mainly focuses on baking yeast, the have been producing dry active wine yeast for decades. There isn't much information available.
Item Description Price  
RED-C Red Star Cote de Blanc Wine Yeast - 5g    
  Red Star Premier Côte des Blanc (formerly "Cote De Blancs") Wine Yeast, Strain #750, Some say Cotes de Blanc, is an excellent general purpose yeast for white wines. Low foam production. Also can be used for making blush wines and with orchard fruit wines this strain produces fine wine with fruity aromas. It is recommended for reds, whites, sparkling and fruit wines, especially apple.
 
99¢
 
 
 
 
 
RED-M Red Star Montrachet Wine Yeast - 5g    
  Montrachet is a versatile all purpose wine yeast with complex flavors and aromas. Ferments strongly and has good alcohol tolerance. Well suited for Chardonnay, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel and other dry, full bodied wines.
99¢
RED-PB Red Star Pasteur Blanc Yeast - 5g    
  Red Star Premier Blanc (formerly known as "Pasteur Champagne") Wine Yeast is a strong fermenter with high alcohol tolerance. Ferments musts and fruit juices to dryness. Good for ethanol and sulfur dioxide tolerance, this strain has a fairly neutral flavor. It's recommended for white wines and fruit juices, yet despite its former name, is not recommended for sparkling wines and champagne. Can also be useful for restarting stuck fermentations.
 
99¢
 
 
 
RED-PC Red Star Premier Cuvee Yeast - 5g    
  Premier Cuvée Wine Yeast (Davis 796), a strain of Saccharomyces bayanus from a French wine yeast, is a special isolate of Red Star Yeast & Products. This yeast has good tolerance to ethanol and free sulfur dioxide, and ferments to dryness. Premier Cuvée is noted as a very low producer of foam, urea, and fusel oils. It is recommended for reds, whites and especially champagne. This yeast is reported to perform well restarting stuck fermentations. Winemakers have remarked that Premier Cuvée is the fastest, cleanest, and most neutral fermenter offered by Red Star. Ferments best between 7°-35°C (45°-95°F).
 
99¢
 
 
 
RED-PR Red Star Pasteur Red - 5g    
  Red Star Premier Rouge (formerly known as Pasteur Red), a strain of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae, has been derived from the collection of the Institute Pasteur in Paris. It is a strong, even fermenter that produces full bodied reds. This yeast encourages the development of varietal fruit flavors, balanced by complex aromas, especially when using grapes of the Cabernet family. It may be necessary to cool the fermenting must to prevent unwanted temperature increase. This yeast is reported to give character to less robust red grapes, or those picked before optimum development. Alcohol Tolerance: 15%
 
99¢