Recommended for the production of harmonious, full bodied wines with persistent fruit and spice aromatics within a shorter fermentation time.
The wines are characterized by intense color and the high production of glycerol provides roundness and excellent balance to finished wines.
Low absorption of color pigments by the cell wall allows for the production of wines with intense color.
Very good alcohol tolerance (16%), low VA, H2S and SO2 production and low nitrogen requirements as well as high glycerol production (8g/L).
Wines produced are characterized by intense and persistent fruity and spicy notes.
S. cerevisae; x. cerevisiae.
Application: Suited for Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Syrah.