AWRI YV Select™
(Oenococcus oeni)

A new Australian wine bacteria

  • Suitable for organic wine (EU 2018/848)
  • Suitable for NOP
  • Vegan

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Product details

AWRI YV Select™ was isolated and selected in the Yarra Valley (Australia) by the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) for its ability to perform malolactic fermentation under a wide range of conditions. AWRI YV Select™ is an efficient Oenococcus oeni wine bacterium which can perform under the most difficult winemaking conditions, such as very high alcohol and low temperatures. Inaddition to it’s excellent wine tolerance, AWRI YV Select™ is an uniquely Australian wine bacteria, selected for its robustness and performance under Australian winemaking conditions.

Selected by Australian Wine Research Institute, Australia

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Technical information

  • Minimum temperature: 14 °C
  • pH tolerance: 3.2
  • Alcohol tolerance: 17 %
  • Co-inoculation suitability: Recommended
  • Diacetyl production during co-inoculation: Low
  • Diacetyl production post af inoculation: Low
  • Cinnamyl esterase activity: 0

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