Magnolia Wine - I'm going for it! (And glad I did!)

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Mar 30, 2022
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Thank you! I may try using a little white grape juice, (frozen concentrate from the grocery store), or apple juice, if I can find some without preservatives. I don't want to cover the flavor of the petals but I am thinking that either might build a little more body. Will use 71b, pectic enzyme and some nutrient. Going to shoot for 11-12% ABV.
I tasted the stamens of my southern magnolia and they have a pretty pronounced "pine needles" taste, did not taste the pistils. Doesn't seem like it would go with the floral/spice flavor of the petals. They might make a totally different wine though. Could not fine anything definitive about if the stamens were edible or not.