Selected by Centro De Investigaciones Agrarias (CIDA) in Logroño, Spain.
Has a short lag phase and a steady fermentation rate with low VA production. With properly integrated nutrition, Uvaferm VRB® can have an alcohol tolerance of up to 17% (v/v) over a wide temperature range.
This Rioja region selection helps create exceptional flavor complexity while softening tannins and improving mid-palate mouthfeel. Enhances varietal characteristics, ester production and has good compatibility with malolactic fermentation.
Its flavor attributes are often described as ripe fruit, jam, hazelnut and dried plums.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||Medium|
|Temperature Range||58-80° F|
Enhanced Varietal Character