Chr. Hansen was the first company to investigate the promising field ‘non-Saccharomyces and S. cerevisiae’ mixed culture blends in winemaking. Chr. Hansen’s range of specialty yeasts brings a distinctive touch to wines, helping winemakers to differentiate their wine and add complexity.
For added convenience, Chr. Hansen offers their non-Saccharomyces yeast strains in a mixed cultures format. Vinilfora® Melody™ is a blend of three yeast stains, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (60%), Torulaspora delbrueckii (20%) and Lachancea thermotolerans (20%). Melody is well suited for dry white wines and high end Chardonnay.
Recommended for the enhancement of floral and tropical fruit aromas and rounded flavors in dry white wines with such as Chardonnay, Viognier
Increases wine viscosity and fullness
Alcohol tolerance is up to 17% (v/v)
Produce low levels of SO2