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A strain suitable for red wines, especially those intended to be light, fresh and fruity. This moderate fermenting strain produces soft, velvety-smooth wines, with aromatic enhancement of red berry fruits notes.

Suitable for Pinot Noir, Gamay and more.

Alcohol Tolerance: 14% ABV

Usage Directions: No rehydration required - add direct to grape must and stir well. For best results, ferment at 16 - 24°C (61 - 75°F).

Storage Recommendations: Store in a cool, dry place.

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae – Perfect for light, fruity red wines for early consumption

CR51 will enhance ripe berry fruit flavours in light and fruity red wines and introduce a velvet texture perfect for Valpolicella and especially for Beaujolais style wines. This strain has an almost unique ability to confer a smooth even ‘silky’ quality to the wine, perfect for early consumption young reds.

CR51 is a medium rate fermenter with optimal temperature between 22 to 30ºC (72 -86ºF) which will ferment to 13.5% abv. ethanol. Low to medium foaming strain with low volatile acid and SO² production.