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Red Star Premier Rouge

SKU: Y155

Pasteur Red yeast is a strong fermenter and produces full-bodied red wines. Particularly well suited for grapes from the Zinfandel and Cabernet families as well as Berry and Cherry Wine, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot, and Syrah.

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Pasteur Red yeast is a strong fermenter and produces full-bodied red wines. Particularly well suited for grapes from the Zinfandel and Cabernet families as well as Berry and Cherry Wine, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot, and Syrah.
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Ideal Temperature Range (°F) 64-86°F
Attenuation (%) NA
Flocculation Low
Alcohol Tolerance (%) 16%
Rate of Fermentation Fast
Foam Production Low
Nutrient Requirements Normal
H2S Production Low
SO2 Production Low
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Fast service
Great product. Used it on my dandelion wines. Fast service too.
May 13, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Two Buck Chuck
Top quality yeast at a great price. Got a mild red wine in three days, increased in ABV each day after. Works for white wines too if you want to ferment at a cooler temperature.
February 23, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Gary
Great yeast, have used it or similar yeast for years.Never have had a problem.
January 18, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Bullet proof wine yeast
I have used this on fruit wines and a few odd varieties, no issues. It always attenuates well and has worked every time. I have used this with kits and some majority grape concentrate recipes, good all around yeast.
December 6, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
My first time to try Premier rouge with Cherry ,so far the fermentation was fast,Hydrometer finish reading. 990 with a my Potential alcohol spot on 12% my target . After one month the wine is clearing up very well. Can’t wait for a taste test.
November 29, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
wine
Works great
November 10, 2018
Purchased
11 months ago
Fast and fruity
My batch with Pasteur Red also started and finished quickly. I used it on a 6-gallon malbec kit. I like that this yeast brings out some berry flavors in the finished wine. My gravity finished a little high, but still dry. This could have been from a few different factors, but wanted to mention it in case anyone else sees the same result. I will be using this on a batch of concord grape juice next.
November 9, 2013
fast reply
I used this yeast to make a blueberry wine last year so I ordered two packets this year. When they arrived, with my order of twenty-five other products one packet was empty. After sending one e-mail Midwest sent me two packets to replace the one empty one in a couple of days. That is the kind of service that will keep me as a customer.
October 6, 2013
fast fermenation
starts fast and finishes well
February 25, 2013
Awesome
Great Yeast! Very durable and active. I use this yeast for most of my wine.
February 22, 2013
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Can I mix yeasts? Such as Premier Rouge and Lavin K1-1116?
A shopper on Aug 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: absolutely
I’m making one gallon batch of elderberry wine. Should I use only a partial package?
A shopper on Aug 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Each package is good for 1 to 5 gallons. If you use the entire package you will have a vigorous start which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Let it ferment in a cool place like your basement. That will slow the fermentation. I would not use a partial package. Once you break the seal on the package, the yeast may not keep long, it will absorb moisture.
How many gallons per packet?
A shopper on Jun 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 5 gal per pack has always worked for me. I mix with 1/4 cup warm water 20 minutes before using.
I have 54 gallons barrel with must grapes ready.
Can I add (used) red star yeast with wild yeast the grapes have it.
If I can add red star yeast,how much I have to use in 54 gallons barrel with grapes must.
Also,if you have crush-destemmer by hand machine,how much cost it and shipping by ship to Durres port-Albania.
Thank you
Ylli
Y L on Jul 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Your pitching rates will depend on the gravity of your must and the health of your yeast. We do not carry any crushers or de-stemmers. We are not equipped to ship internationally, but we could ship to a forwarding company in the USA, and they could take care of the necessary paperwork and forward it on to you.

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