ENOFERM ALPHA™

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Robust and versatile strain for aroma complexity and mouthfeel enhancement

ENOFERM ALPHA™ can efficiently conduct malolactic fermentation at cooler temperatures and positively contribute to wine aroma, complexity, and mouthfeel.
  • White wines have increased levels of pear, apricot, and pineapple aromas. Red wines have berry, cherry, and plum aromas with decreased green and vegetative characters.
  • Shows good resistance to fungicides.
  • Selected for its high survival rate, dominance during malolactic fermentation, and reliability; however, it is sensitive to high levels of lactic acid (>1.5 g/L) and should not be used when malic acid is >4 g/L if a complete MLF is desired.
  • Oenococcus oeni isolated by the Institut Français de la Vigne et du Vin, Burgundy, France

Alcohol Tolerance: <15.5%
pH: >3.2
Total SO2<50ppm
Temp: >57°F
Frequently used in: all styles of red, white, and rosé wines
Usage: Add directly to wine and mix thoroughly.
Storage: Dated expiration. For short term (<18 months) store at 4°C (39°F). For long term (>18 months) store at –18°C (0°F).
Downloads
Alpha Malolactic Bacteria - Allergen Statement
Alpha Malolactic Bacteria - Food Safety Statement
Alpha Malolactic Bacteria - Non-GMO Statement
Alpha Malolactic Bacteria - Safety Data Sheet
Alpha Malolactic Bacteria - Specification Sheet
Alpha Malolactic Bacteria - Technical Data Sheet