DetailsAn excellent choice for wine styles like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonel and Gewurztraminer. Low nutrient and oxygen requirements, and it has been known to ferment juice at low temperatures (59 degrees F) to dryness. An excellent thoil converter making it a complementary yeast for developing varietal Sauvignon Blanc passion fruit character. It also produces large amounts of the enzyme beta-glucosidase during growth which allows for the release of bound terpenes in aromatic varieties.
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Browse 2 questions Browse 2 questions and 4 answersIs qa23 an encapsulated yeast?BEST ANSWER: Not to my knowledge.. we used it like regular yeast and had great results.The other yeasts list an alcohol tolerance percentage on their details tab but the details tab for this yeast is blank. What is the alcohol tolerance percentage for this yeast?BEST ANSWER: Low nutrient requirements
Low oxygen requirements
Capable of fermenting juice at low temperatures (15°C/59°F) to dryness.
Excellent thiol converter
Notable complementary yeast for developing passion fruit character in Sauvignon Blancs
Produces large amounts of beta-glucosidase enzyme during growth, allowing for the release of bound terpenes in aromatic varieties
Temperature Range of fermentation: 15°C to 32°C
Fast fermentation speed
Tolerance to alcohol: 16%