Isolated by the Bureau Interprofessional des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB).
It is a steady, slow fermenter even at cooler temperatures (15°C/59°F). Lalvin Bourgoblanc CY3079® demonstrates good alcohol tolerance and low production of VA and H2S when properly fed.
Highly recommended for barrel-fermented and sur lie aged Chardonnay.
Autolyzes quickly at the end of fermentation. It is thought to enhance aromas such as fresh butter, honey, flowers and pineapple.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||High|
|Temperature Range||59-80° F|
Enhanced Varietal Character