Burgundy (BRG) Yeast
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
- Isolated in Burgundy at the IUVV (Institut Universitaire de la Vigne et du Vin) laboratory in Dijon, France. Reference strain for Burgundian winemakers.
- A fast fermenter with a high nutrient requirement, alcohol tolerance up to 15% v/v.
- Levuline BRGTM was isolated for its ability to contribute significant amounts of polysaccharides during fermentation which enhance mouthfeel and body.
- Sensory notes include increased minerality in whites such as Chardonnay and spice characters in reds like Pinot Noir.