Yeast for white and rosé wines zymaflore VL3 (500 g)
Laffort - Zymaflore VL3 - 500 g
Yeast for white wines, specific for the detection of varietal aromas of the volatile titre type (Sauvignon blanc), for the elaboration of varietal and elegant wines.
Recommended for grape varieties:
Sauvignon blanc and all grape varieties with thiol varietal aromas.
- Alcohol tolerance: up to 14.5% vol.
- Wide range of tolerated temperatures in AF: 15 - 21°C. - Nitrogen requirement: high.
- Low production of volatile acidity and H2S.
Aromatic and organoleptic characteristics:
- Excellent detection capacity of thiol-type varietal aroma precursors: 4MSP (boxwood, broom); 3SH (grapefruit, passion fruit); A3SH (passion fruit, boxwood).
- Strong aptitude of the lies produced for use in ageing.
Revelation of varietal aromas of the volatile Tioli type.
Recommended for grape varieties:
Sauvignon blanc and all vines with varietal thiol aromas.
Average dose of use:
500 g bag.
Store in a dry place, at a moderate temperature (4 to 8°C) and in the original packaging. The best use-by date is 18 months.
Dry wine-making yeast, suitable for use in foodstuffs.
Complies with the International Oenological Codex. Does not contain GMOs
Rehydrate according to the protocol indicated on the packaging.
- Use a clean container of inert material.
- Do not mix with other products (except Superstart)
- Use the product immediately after preparation
- Do not use if the package is not intact
- Moisture (%): < 8
- Live cells LSAS (CFU/g): ≥ 2,1010
- Lactic bacteria (CFU/g): < 105
- Acetic bacteria (CFU/g): < 104
- Yeasts of genus other than Saccharomyces (CFU/g): < 105
- Yeasts of different species or strain (%): < 5
- Coliforms (CFU/g): < 102
- Moulds (CFU/g): < 103
- E. Coli (/g): abs.
- Salmonella (/25 g): abs.
- Staphylococcus (/g): abs.
- Lead (ppm): < 2
- Arsenic (ppm): < 3
- Mercury (ppm): < 1
- Cadmium (ppm): < 1
The ZYMAFLORE F15®, VL3®, and more recently X5®, X16®, FX10® and RX60® yeasts are worldwide references.
Nowadays, winemakers expect much more from yeast than the simple and complete transformation of sugars; our team of researchers responsible for isolating and selecting new yeast strains is very clear about this. It is thanks to this investment in research and development that LAFFORT is able to offer, through its ZYMAFLORE® range, oenological yeasts adapted to revealing the intrinsic potential of the grape while offering excellent fermentation performance.
- The first strategy consists in isolating the yeasts in nature (Ecolselection): in the vineyard, in the cellar, in spontaneous fermentations, etc. These so-called "terroir" yeasts have proved to be particularly suited to revealing the potential of a particular type of wine or vine. This is the case, for example, with F15®, F83®, VL1® or VL3®.
- Another selection strategy is based on breeding. This technique, which exploits a naturally occurring phenomenon, provides the possibility of combining the characteristics of different yeasts in a single strain without resorting to genetic manipulation techniques. It is possible to cross two individuals (yeasts) with different genetic heritage and isolate in the progeny the individuals with the desired characteristics. For example, by crossing a yeast with very high fermentation performance with another yeast with very interesting detection or aromatic expression capacities, X5®, X16® and RX60® strains were obtained. With the same technique, applying the strategy of backcrossing, it was possible to improve the historic and glorious F10® strain, obtaining FX10®, which maintains 94% of the genetic heritage of F10® and retains its highly appreciated oenological potential for the production of great wines, while combining it with great fermentation vigour. This technique offers very interesting prospects for responding promptly to the evolution of market demands.