Zinfandel – No Zin Grapes but a GREAT Taste!
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we first bottled it, it didn't taste very good - I have to be honest. I
thought it might not work.
But WOW! A bit of aging in the bottle makes a HUGE difference.
without further delay....
is the recipe for what I call "Cherry ZIN" (you WILL NOT find this
recipe is for 5 Gallons
cans Blackberrys(from the store)
cans Cherrys(pitted - from store)
Cans Blueberrys (from the store)
cans Frozen Grape Concentrate
tablespoons black peppercorns
tablespoon pectin enzyme
ounces med. toast oak chips
teaspoon yeast nutrient
raisans, blackberries, cherries, blueberries in food processor.
in a large pot and add the peppercorns, yeast nutrient, pectic enzyme,
2 cups water. Bring to a low boil and then turn off stove. Let the
to 85 degrees.
the mixture into your primary fermenter.
your 13 cans of grape juice concentrate. Add 1 gallon of warm water.
SG. Add Sugar water to bring SG to 1.1. Top off with water/sugar-water.
vigorously. Add 4 crushed/powdered Campden tablets and let sit
your yeast and continue from here as usual.
you bottle this stuff (in about a month and a half), leave it in the
at least 7 or 8 months.
doesn't taste like much until then - I KNOW.
wine has a wonderful aroma. It has a multilayered flavor that you will
wife said it was the best homemade stuff EVER. See what your spouse or
significant other says.
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