CEG (EPERNAY II)
S. cerevisiae • cerevisiae
Isolated by the Geisenheim Research Station in Germany.
Notable for its ability to deliver slow, steady and clean fermentations. Optimal fermentation temperatures range from 15-25°C(59-77°F).
CEG fermentations often stick under stressed conditions (low temperatures, low nutrient content, etc.), leaving some residual sugar. This makes CEG advantageous for use in semi-dry white wines.