They should be fine if you washed them and picked out the fuzzy ones, this happened to mine too because it was a day or two between picking the berries and preparing the must... K1V-1116 will kick the arse of anything else in there, especially if you make a big starter to get it going strong and fast. And as Speedreader suggested, 1 campden tablet per gallon if you're still not sure.
Originally Posted by Deacon Aegis
And yes, I'd recommend using pectinase, and don't bother heating the berries.
Good call on bagging the berries, you lose a LOT less volume that way.
And you may want to reduce your batch size or get some more berries, unless they're really flavourful, you probably want a couple pounds per gallon. I think I usually go for about 4 lb per gal when I make strawberry wine, and I made a gallon of strawberry JAO variation with about 3/4 lb of California strawberries and it had almost no strawberry flavour to it...
"The main ingredient needed is 'time' followed closely by 'patience'." - The Bishop 2013
"Good grief! If someone wanted to murder you, all they would have to do is ship you a 55 gallon barrel of honey and watch you document working yourself to death!" - Vance G
"When you consider that laziness and procrastination are the fundamentals of great mead, it is a miracle that the mazer cup happens." Medsen Fey, 2014
"Sure it can be done. I've never heard of it, but I do things I've never heard if all the time. That is the beauty of being a brewer!" - Loveofrose, 2014