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Old 08-21-2013, 12:31 AM   #1
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Im going to start a batch of peach wine. These will be freshly picked peaches from the trees behind my parents house. Looking for a semi sweet wine with an ABV around 12%. What would be a good yeast to use? Ive used Lalvin EC-1118 for most of my wines and this yeast has produced great wine so I may just stick to this yeast. Just wondering if theres a better yeast for the wine that Im planning on making this weekend. Thanks

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Old 08-21-2013, 08:14 PM   #2
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I have considered using cote des blancs for a sweet peach wine. I am sure you would have better success with this yeast then EC-1118 because CDB is designed to leave more residual sugars then 1118. My recipe book also recommends this yeast for peach wine.

Also I am jealous about your peach trees, I have to buy all my fruit. Good luck!



 
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:47 PM   #3
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Lalvin 1122 or d47 would work well.

 
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:00 PM   #4
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Also I am jealous about your peach trees, I have to buy all my fruit. Good luck!
Dittto! I'm using D47 for my white grape sparkling peach wine, but it dries it out more than I want. Will try cote des blancs. (thanks Honda 88, from Honda ST1300)

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