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Italian Red 4244

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

The Wyeast 4244 Italian Red is a Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It is an excellent choice for most Italian grape varieties. It is rich, very big and bold, yet has a nice well rounded profile. There is nice soft fruit character with a dry crisp finish.

Flocculation: Medium

Optimal Temperature Range: 55-75 F

ABV: 14

Residual Sugar: 0-0.75%

Rate of Fermentation: Fast

Foam Production: Very Low

Volatile Acid Production: Low

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) Production: Low/Moderate

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) Production: Low/Moderate


Great for these Styles:

  • Chianti type Blends
  • Rioja type Blends
  • Super Tuscan type Blends
  • Valpolicella type Blends
  • Vino da Tavola type Blends
  • Lambrusco type
  • Recioto
  • Vin Santo
  • Barbera
  • De Chaunac
  • Dolcetto
  • Malbec
  • Nebbiolo (Barolo, Barbaresco)
  • Petit Verdot
  • Sangiovese/Brunello
  • Tempranillo
  • Valdepenas
  • Applewine
  • New England Cider
  • Cider with other fruit
  • Cyser
  • Melomel

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