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.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||Medium|
|Temperature Range||68-83° F|
|MLF Compatibility||Very Good|
Enhanced Varietal Character