16% alcohol tolerance
Low nutrient and oxygen requirements, known to ferment at low temperatures (59°F) to dryness. An excellent thiol converter making it a complementary yeast for devleoping arietal Sauvignon Blanc passion fruit character. it also produces large amounts of the enzyme beta-glucosidase during growth which allows for the release of bound termpenes in aromatick varieties. An excellent choice for Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonel and Gewurtztraminer.