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Vintner's Harvest CY17

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Vintner's Harvest CY17, 8 g sachet

Perfect for sweet white/blush and dessert wines, Mead, Cider and Fruit Bases.

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Saccharomyces Cerevisiae- For sweet white/blush and dessert wines, Mead, Cider and Fruit Bases. Produces high levels of desirable congeners during fermentation including aromatic thiols, imparting rich fruity aromatics, full body and ‘tropical’ flavor characteristics. CY17 is also noted for high glycerol formation, further enhancing sweetness.

This is a slow fermenter compared to all other strains in the Vintner’s Harvest range, typically taking up to 21 days to ferment table wines and up to 35 days for dessert wines. CY17 prefers a constant temperature in the 22 – 26C (72 -78F) range. Dropping the temperature below 15C (59F) two-thirds of the way through fermentation will arrest fermentation making CY17 suitable for producing naturally sweet wines (both potassium