I may be over thinking this. Still, if this tastes like concord wine I won't be making it again. I can't speak from experience, but it seems to me that letting the fermentaion complete and then back sweeteing will not taste as good as stopping the fermentaion. CvilleKevin is adamant that he is able to stop US-04 by racking and crash cooling. All I know is, I'd like to make a fermented juice drink that doesn't taste like wine. Apfelwein, to me, tastes like dry white wine. I want something different than that. Grape juice may not have been the best choice. Or maybe white grape juice would be better.