NT 112

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Zinfandel
1 kg

Product of the yeast selection program of Infruitec-Nietvoorbij, the wine and vine institute of the Agricul­tural Research Council in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Alcohol tolerant up to 16% (v/v) with a low nitrogen requirement and a short lag phase. Can produce SO2 under stressed conditions of high alcohol (>14% v/v) or low tempera­tures (20°C/68°F).

NT 112 is recommended for red wines with a firm tannic structure and enhances black currant, berry and spice flavors.

Alcohol Tolerance 16%
Relative Nitrogen Needs Medium
Temperature Range 76-83° F
Fermentation Speed Fast
Competitive Factor Yes
MLF Compatibility Below Average
Sensory Effects Enhanced Varietal Character

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