Strawberry & Kiwi Wine

September 4, 2012

General posting, Wine Recipes

This wine will be a bit lighter in color.  It’s as very tropical tasting wine.  In general it’s a bit dry and also carries a great flavor.   If you are looking at changing up your strawberry wine, this is the way to do it.

Yield 1 Gallon

2 pounds kiwifruit, peeled and chopped

2 pounds fresh strawberries hulled and chopped

2.5 pounds white sugar

Juice of 1 lemon

Juice of 1 orange

1 teaspoon orange zest

1/4 teaspoon tannin

1 teaspoon yeast nutrient

1 teaspoon pectic enzyme

1 campden tablet

1 package of montrachet

Directions

  • Put the kiwi and strawberries into a 2 gallon plastic bucket.
  • In a saucepan boil both 1/2 gallon of water and add the sugar.
  • Pour the sugar water over the fruit.
  • Add lemon juice, orange juice, orange zest, tannin, yeast nutrient, pectic enzyme and campden tablet.  Let it sit for 24 hours.
  • Add yeast and let it ferment for about a week.
  • Rack and let it ferment for 2 months.
  • Rack again, then bottle, cork and cellar it.
  • Let it sit for 6 months

 

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