Lalvin QA23 is selected on soil types from the area of the appellation of Vinho Verde in Portugal. It is an excellent choice for wine styles like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Chardonel and Gewürztraminer.

Microbiological Properties

  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Low nutrient requirements
  • Low oxygen requirements
  • Capable of fermenting juice at low temperatures (15°C) to dryness
  • Excellent thiol converter
  • Notable complementary yeast for developing passion fruit character in Sauvignon Blanc
  • Produces large amounts of beta-glucosidase during growth, allowing for the release of bound terpenes in aromatic varieties
  • Temperature range of fermentation: 15 to 32°C
  • Fast fermentation speed
  • Alcohol tolerance up to 16%
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