Recommended for Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Zinfandel, Nebbiolo, Chardonnay, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, & Tempranillo.
- Produces high levels of polyphenol reactive polysaccharides, resulting in wines with increased mouthfeel and improved color stability.
- Has high nitrogen requirements and can produce H2S under poor nutrient conditions.
- In Italian red varietals, Lalvin BM45 has sensory descriptors that include fruit jam, rose and cherry liqueurs, sweet spice, licorice, cedar and earthy elements.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||High|
|Temp. Range (F)||64-82|
|MLF Compatability||Below Average|