ICV D47 Yeast

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  • Enoferm ICV D47TM is an isolate from Suze-la-Rousse in the Côtes du Rhône in France. It was selected for the production of full-bodied, barrel-fermented Chardonnay and other white varietals.
  • Fermentations are characterized by a short lag phase followed by a regular fermentation. Can tolerate a fermentation temperature range of 15-28C (60-82F) however, a temperature of 17-20C (63-68F) is preferred, especially at the end of fermentation.
  • It is a high polysaccharide producer and wines made with it are known for their accentuated fruit and great volume.
  • Excellent results are obtained for barrel-fermented Chardonnay, especially when blended with wines made with Lalvin ICV D21.