Cross Evolution

Chardonnay, Gewürtzraminer, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc
500 g

Hybrid yeast from a unique breeding program of the Institute for Wine Biotechnology at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.

Ideal for aromatic white and rosé wines with high alcohol potential (15% v/v) and low fermentation tem­peratures (14°C/58°F). This strain has reasonably low nitrogen requirements.

Cross Evolution® contributes an increased mouthfeel component resulting in aromatic wines with a bal­anced mouthfeel.

Chardonnay wines have shown increased fresh fruit and floral aromas.

Alcohol Tolerance 15%
Relative Nitrogen Needs Low
Temperature Range 58-68° F
Fermentation Speed Moderate
Competitive Factor Yes
MLF Compatibility Average
Sensory Effects Mouthfeel
Enhanced Varietal Character
Degrades Malic Acid

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