Yeast Inoculation Procedures
Yeast and Inoculation Procedures
- (Yeast Starter) – Dosage 1-3 grams per 1 gallon of Must
o Weigh out Yeast Starter, mix with water 90° or above (enough to make it a creamy substance)
o Add to Must, Make sure and stir it pretty well to insure consistency
- Yeast Addition (Inoculation) – Dosage 1-2 grams per 1 gallon of Must
o Weight out yeast and mix with 90° to 98° water, enough to make the solution a liquid
o Let sit for 5-6 minutes (you will begin to see it foam up), then add a cup or so of must and wait another 3-4 minutes.
o Add to must, DO NOT STIR UP MUST!!!!!
o Leave alone until 20 to 24 hours later, and then begin punch down procedures.
- (Yeast Nutrient) – Dosage 2-4 grams per 1 gallon of Must
o To be used ½ way through fermentation or at around 14 Brix
o Weigh out Yeast Nutrient, mix with hot water (enough to make it a creamy substance)
Add to Must, Make sure to stir it pretty well to insure consistency
Gianni Manucci, Owner/Winemaker
Wild Coyote Estate Winery
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