Chardonel, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc
500 g
10 kg

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.

Alcohol Tolerance 15%
Relative Nitrogen Needs High
Temperature Range 59-80° F
Fermentation Speed Moderate
Competitive Factor Sensitive
MLF Compatibility Good
Sensory Effects Mouthfeel
Enhanced Varietal Character

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