Product of the yeast hybridization program of the Institute for Wine Biotechnology at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
Moderate speed fermenter with very low SO2 production and low foaming. Cold tolerant (12°C/55°F) and alcohol tolerant to 15.5% (v/v).
VIN 2000 is suitable for barrel fermentation.
Recommended for the production of rich and ripe style Chenin Blanc (fresh pineapple and citrus aromas), wooded Chardonnay (citrus aromas) and Sauvignon Blanc (passion fruit, guava and tropical aromas).
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||Low|
|Temperature Range||55-61° F|
Enhanced Varietal Character