Exotics Mosaic

250 g

Aromatically intense red and white wines suitable for aging

EXOTICS MOSAIC is an all-purpose strain that is equally suited to red and white wines and is successful in tank or barrel fermentations. Wines are aromatically intensebut may take time to mature, making this strain suitable for wines destined for aging.
  • White wines sport guava, passion fruit, tropical and stone fruit aromas and flavors and good mouthfeel
  • Red wines are full-bodied, well-balanced, complex, and intense with cherry, floral, cocoa, and strawberry aromas
  • Do not inoculate into cold juice/must as this strain is not cold tolerant
  • Can partially degrade malic acid
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. paradoxus hybrid
  • Developed at the Institute for Wine Biotechnology at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Must be stored at 5-15°C (41-59°F); once opened use immediately
Frequently used in: Chardonnay, Viognier, Chenin blanc, Syrah, Merlot, Tempranillo, Grenache, cider
Alcohol Tolerance: 15.5%
Nitrogen Needs: MEDIUM
Temp. Range: 64–83°F