Bramble Wine 2

A dry white made with bramble tips

  • 2.5kg of lackberry shoots
  • 2 Bananas
  • 250g of Concentrated white grape juice
  • 800g of Sugar
  • 4 litres of Water
  • 14g of Citric acid
  • ½ tsp of Tannin
  • Nutrient
  • Gervin GV1 Yeast
  1. Wash the shoots, chop them up and place them in a pan for boiling. Peel and thinly slice the bananas and add to the pan. Pour on the water, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for thirty minutes, then leave to cool.
  2. Strain out, drain and discard the solids. Stir in the concentrated grape juice, sugar, citric acid, tannin, nutrient, and an active yeast. Pout the must into a fermentation jar, top up if necessary, fit an airlock and ferment out to dryness.
  3. Rack the wine into a clean jar, top up, add one campden tablet, bung tight, label and store until it is bright.
  4. Rack again and store for one year before bottling. Serve col as a dry white table wine.