Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
500 g
10 kg

Isolated in Burgundy at the IUVV (Institut Universita­ire de la Vigne et du Vin) laboratory in Dijon, France. Refer­ence strain for Burgundian winemakers.

A fast fermenter with a high nutrient requirement, alcohol tolerance up to 15% v/v.

Levuline BRG™ was isolated for its ability to contrib­ute significant amounts of polysaccharides during fermentation which enhance mouthfeel and body.

Sensory notes include increased minerality in whites such as Chardonnay and spice characters in reds like Pinot Noir.

Alcohol Tolerance 15%
Relative Nitrogen Needs Medium
Temperature Range 64-88° F
Fermentation Speed Moderate
Competitive Factor Neutral
MLF Compatibility Average
Sensory Effects Mouthfeel
Enhanced Varietal Character

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