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Rose Petal Wine Recipe

Makes 4 liters, and may be multiplied. All teaspoon measures are level.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups rose petals
  • 1 gallon water
  • 2.5 pounds white granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon yeast nutrient
  • 3.5 teaspoons vinacid R
  • 2 teaspoons Campden tablets
  • ½ teaspoon grape tannin
  • 10 ounces white grape concentrate
  • 1 pack Lavlin wine yeast

Instructions

  1. Starting specific gravity (SG) should be 1.090 - 1.095.
  2. Put all ingredients except water and yeast in primary fermentor.
  3. Add half the quantity of water hot and stir to dissolve sugar.
  4. Add the rest of the water cold.
  5. Cover with a plastic sheet.
  6. When must is 21 - 23 degrees C / 70 - 75 degrees F (about 24 hours) add yeast.
  7. Stir must daily.
  8. Ferment for 4 - 5 days or until specific gravity is 1.030.
  9. Strain out pulp through nylon straining bag and press.
  10. Siphon into carboys or gallon jugs and attach fermentation locks.
  11. Rack in 10 days and again in one month.
  12. If necessary, fine with recommended finings.
  13. Bottle when wine is clear and stable.