Red Star Premier Cuvee

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SKU# Y154

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One of the fastest, cleanest, and most neutral of all Red Star wine yeasts, this strain is recommended for reds, whites and especially champagnes.

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AKA Prise de Mousse. One of the fastest, cleanest, and most neutral of all Red Star wine yeasts, this strain is recommended for reds, whites and especially champagnes. Good for restarting stuck fermentations. Temperature range: 45-95 F. Alcohol Tolerance: 18%.

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I got exactly what I got in a timely manner and in perfect condition!
August 31, 2016
Always great service and products.
Always great service and products.
September 10, 2016
As a newbie I don't have much to base an opinion. But it worked fine for my purposes.
I gave it 4 stars. May be worth 5. I can't tell. This was my first foray into other than naturally occurring yeast fermenting. Used it to convert fresh cider to something with a little kick. It seemed to work well and got the job done. Even though I started off with wild yeast for the first fermentation I added this later and have something more or less drinkable. I know I have a long way to go learning how to tweak alcohol content and sugar, carbonation, nose and flavor nuances. I await the arrival of a basic brewing kit ( the $79 one) to try my hand at beer and ale.
December 4, 2013
gotta keep one in stock all times
The costs of this yeast is well worth it, i have even restarted a stuck ALE kit once with this yeast. I use it in most of my high gravity fruit wines, like peach and blueberry as i can boost gravity up for a higher alcohol content if wanted, and it doesn't impart any harsh yeasty flavors afterwards. For any first comer that does their own wine and used bread yeast to ferment your must you are probably wondering what yeast to purchase, try this yeast you will never regret it.
December 16, 2010
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what is the shelf life ? no date on my packets.they came with a winexpert kit that appears to be 1 yr 4 mos old.nothing can be found i.e. red star web site.i think I've stumbled on the reason past wines have been so disappointing-bad,old ingredients.im getting new yeast.
John M on Nov 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The packets I received have a best by date of Dec. 2017 so about two years. I do not know if that will be the same for all others though. If you are having trouble storing yeast, keep in in a refrigerator and they will last a bit longer. Hope this helps.

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