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Greengage Wine

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Ingredients
  Greengages 4 Pound
  Water 1 Gallon
  Pectic enzyme 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 4 Pound
  Yeast 1 Teaspoon, madeira (As Required)
  Yeast nutrient 1 Teaspoon (As Required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the greengages into half, remove the stones and press the fruit.
2) In a large bowl, place the fruits and stream the boiling water over them.

MAKING
3) Leave to cool and stir in pectic enzyme.
4) Put the lid over the bowl and leave to soak for 4 days, stirring daily.
5) Pass through thick cheesecloth and squeeze dry.
6) Stir in the sugar, yeast and nutrient.
7) Again cover with lid and place in a warm place for another week.
8) Stream the greengage mixture into fermentation jar and fit with air-lock lid.
9) Ferment and rack in the normal way.

SERVING
10) Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Fermented
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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