Barbera, Malbec, Maréchal Foch, Merlot, Mourvedre, Nebbiolo, Noiret, Norton, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
500 g
10 kg

Isolated at the University of Torino in Italy from a Nebbiolo fermentation.

Fast starter and a moderate speed fermenter, demonstrat­ing good MLF compatibility and high alcohol tolerance.

Helps retain both the color and the varietal character in grapes sensitive to color loss.

Lalvin BRL97™ may be blended with wines fermented with RA17, RC212 or W15 to enhance complexity.

Alcohol Tolerance 16%
Relative Nitrogen Needs Medium
Temperature Range 62-85° F
Fermentation Speed Moderate
Competitive Factor Yes
MLF Compatibility Average
Sensory Effects Enhanced Varietal Character

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