Recommended for Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Barbara, Cabernet Franc, Nebbiolo, Petite Sirah, & Tempranillo.
- Given proper nutrition, Lalvin ICV D80¬Æ¬†is a rapid starter with moderate fermentation rates. It has been known to have an alcohol tolerance of up to 16% (v/v) when the fermentation is aerated and the temperature is maintained below 28¬∞C(82¬∞F).¬†
- On the palate it creates high fore-mouth volume, big mid-palate mouthfeel, an intense, fine-grain tannin sensation and a long lasting licorice finish.
- Selected for its ability to bring out differentiated varietal aromas by reinforcing the rich concentrated flavors found in varieties such as Zinfandel and Syrah.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||High|
|Temp. Range (F)||59-82|