Red Star Yeast Profiles

Use the chart below to choose the most appropriate yeast for your wine. Each strain of yeast has a set of characteristics that will make it either more or less ideal for the wine you are making.

 
Cotes des
Blancs
Pasture
Red
Premier
Cuvee
Montrachet
Pasture
Champagne
Dry Whites
XXXX
X
XXXX
XXX
XXX

Non-Dry Whites

XXXX
X
X
XX
XX
Blushes
XXXX
X
XX
XX
XX
Nouveau
X
X
XXXX
XX
XX
Young Reds
X
XXXX
XX
XX
XX
Aged Reds
X
XXXX
XX
XXX
XXX
Champagne
XX
X
XXXX
XX
XXXX
Dark Berries
X
XXXX
X
XXXX
X
Light Berries
XXX
X
XXX
XX
XXXX
Orchard Fruits
XXXX
X
XX
XX
XXXX
Citrus Fruits
XX
X
XX
X
XXXX
Melons
XX
X
XX
XX
XXXX
Roots
X
X
X
XXXX
X
Botanicals
X
X
X
XXXX
XX
Secondary Fermentation
X
X
XXX
X
XXXX
Stuck Fermenation
X
X
XXXX
XXX
XXXX
Late Harvest
X
X
XXX
XXX
XXXX
Fermentation Speed
Moderate
Moderate
Very Fast
Fast
Fast
Alcohol Tolerance
Moderate
Good
Very Good
Good
Very Good