Produces rich red wines with round mouthfeel and smooth tanninCVRP™ is ideal for full-bodied reds where varietal definition, smooth mouthfeel, and sweet tannin expression are desired.
- Yeast overproduces polysaccharides resulting in round, full wines with decreased astringency and bitterness, stable color, and complex, ripe fruit flavors
- Fermentation starts quickly but proceeds at a moderate rate
- Saccharomyces cerevisiae cerevisiae strain
- Selected in Rioja, Spain by the Centro Superior de Investigaciones (CSIC)
Alcohol Tolerance: 16%
Nitrogen Needs: MEDIUM
Temp. Range: 64-90°F