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Cranberry-Pomegranate Wine

Makes 1 gallon of wine (after racking).

Recipe

Activated Yeast

Make yeast starter (takes 12 hours to make)

Primary Fermentation

Dissolve crushed Campden tablet in 1/4 cup juice.

Add juice and Campden juice to primary fermenter.

Chaptalization

Measure S.G. of juice. Add more sugar (calculate how much and how to) until S.G. is 1.090.

 

Add remaining ingredients except yeast. Cover primary and set aside 12 hours.

Add activated wine yeast and recover. When active fermentation slows down (about 5-7 days), and SG 1.030 transfer to secondary and fit airlock. When clear, rack, top up and refit airlock. Wait 30 days and rack, top up and refit airlock. After additional 30 days, stabilize, sweeten if desired and rack into bottles. Backsweeten to 1.006 perhaps.


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