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Bold Red/High Alcohol 4946

Original price $14.99 - Original price $14.99
Original price
$14.99 - $14.99
Current price $14.99

The Wyeast 4946 Bold Red/High Alcohol wine yeast comes from the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It has a dominating strong fermentation that comes through in its characteristics. It is alcohol tolerant to 18% (v/v). It is a great choice for restarting stuck fermentations.

It is ideal for Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Syrah, or any high sugar must.

Flocculation: Low-Medium

Optimal Temperature Range: 60-85 F

ABV: 18

Residual Sugar: 0.0-0.25%

Rate of Fermentation: Fast

Foam Production: Moderate

Volatile Acid Production: High

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) Production: Moderate

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) Production: Low


Great for these Styles:

  • Zinfandel
  • Baco Noir
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Petite Sirah
  • Pinot Noir
  • Pinotage
  • Syrah/Shiraz
  • Touriga Nacional
  • Marechal Foch
  • Sparkling Wine
  • Chambourcin
  • Applewine
  • Cyser
  • Melomel
  • Pyment
  • Dry Mead
  • Grappa/Marc/Bagaceira
  • Vodka
  • Rum

**Please note packaging may be different as Wyeast transitions to their new updated packaing**