Sparkling Pear Wine Recipe

Sparkling Pear Wine picture

Summary

Preparation Time45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Water1 Gallon
 Citric acid1 Teaspoon
 Pectic enzyme1 Teaspoon (Use As Required)
Campden tablets
 Chopped pears4 Pound
 Raisins6 Ounce
 Sugar2 1⁄2 Pound
 Yeast1 Teaspoon (Champagne Variety, Use As Required)
 Yeast nutrient1 Teaspoon (Use As Required)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 998 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.52 g0.81%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.19%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 15 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 259 g86.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.2%

Sugars 236.1 g

Protein 2 g4.3%

Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 22.9%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 6.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a large bowl, place together cold water, citric acid, pectic enzyme and Campden tablets.
2) Add the pears to the citric acid mixture.

MAKING
3) Put the lid on and leave to soak for 24 hours.
4) Stir in the raisins, 8 oz. of the sugar, yeast and nutrient.
5) Put the lid tightly and allow to ferment for 4 days, stirring twice daily.
6) Pass the pear mixture through cheesecloth, add the rest of the sugar.
7) Transfer into the fermentation jar.
8) After fermenting out and racking twice, syphon the wine into Champagne bottles.

FINALIZING
9) Stir in a very little Champagne yeast starter, and 1 teaspoon sugar to each bottle and wire down the cork securely.
10) Leave to mature for 3 months at least before drinking.

SERVING
11) Bottle and serve.
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