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.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||Medium|
|Temperature Range||76-83° F|
|MLF Compatibility||Below Average|
|Sensory Effects||Enhanced Varietal Character|