NT 202

Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Frontenac, Malbec, Merlot, Noiret, Norton, Pinot Noir, St. Croix
1 kg

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

Alcohol tolerant up to 15% (v/v) and low foaming. Fermenta­tion temperature should be monitored to control the speed. Not suitable for cold soaking.

NT 202 is an aromatic red wine yeast that promotes black currant, blackberry and plum-like flavors.

Good fructose utilization. This strain has a stimulatory effect on malolactic fermentation.

Alcohol Tolerance 15%
Relative Nitrogen Needs Medium
Temperature Range 68-83° F
Fermentation Speed Fast
Competitive Factor Yes
MLF Compatibility Very Good
Sensory Effects Esters
Enhanced Varietal Character

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