Jostaberry wine is touted as being one of the most popular new red wines
As we already wrote, jostaberry inherited all the good qualities of black currants and gooseberries. This is an extraordinary composition of vitamins and minerals as well as resistance to disease, which means that spraying is unnecessary, but if you are still with it does not use fertilizer, but manure, we get Bioproducts its composition unrivaled among fruit in our climate.
It can be grown on different grounds, because it is resistant to diseases and low temperatures. The first fruits appear in the third year. For planting using rooted cuttings.
Jostaberry can be eaten fresh, frozen, cooked (juices and jams).
The fruits are the healthiest when consumed fresh as fresh fruit juice. They can also adapt it for later use, and tolerate frost very well. It is often used in the form of jam, marmalade, fillings for cakes, wine …
This time we decided to give you a recipe for Jostaberry wine, which is very easy to do:
Ingredients for Jostaberry wine:
- Wine yeast
- 3 lbs ripened Jostaberries
- 4 lbs granulated sugar
- 7 pints water
- 1/8 tablespoon grape tannin
- 1 tablespoon yeast nutrient
How to prepare Jostaberry wine ?
Wash Jostaberries thoroughly and crush well. Boil water and add sugar to dissolve. Pour over Jostaberries. Add tannin, yeast and nutrient and cover well and set in warm place for 5-7 days. Strain in nylon straining bag. Press pulp well to extract the boiled liquid. After two months, rack the liquid into bottles and store in dark place to conserve color. Taste after one year, remarkably with age 3-4 years.