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      Dried wine yeast MAURIVIN AWRI796 500g
      • Dried wine yeast MAURIVIN AWRI796 500g

      Dried wine yeast MAURIVIN AWRI796 500g

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      Popular for varietal red wines such as Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot and varietal white wines such as Chardonnay, Semillon and Riesling. 

      This strain is also characterised by high glycerol and low ethanol yields per gram of sugar utilised.


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      Rate of fermentation

      A moderate to rapid fermenter at warmer temperatures 20-30 °C with a relatively short lag phase. For high maturity white grape juice of low solids, AWRI 796 may require careful management and temperature acclimatisation to ferment at lower temperatures (below 15-18 °C) and to successfully ferment to a high potential alcohol. Under these conditions it's advisable to allow the temperature towards the end of fermentations to rise above 15 °C.

      Alcohol tolerance

      AWRI 796 displays good alcohol tolerance in the range of 14.5–15.5 % vol.



      The Maurivin™ yeast range is known for its high quality, purity and efficiency and is chosen worldwide by winemakers for its ability to produce quality wines. The following strains were selected based on strict output criteria and their ability to adjust to modern winemaking techniques. Each strain has its own specific fermenting ability, a contribution for each wine type and the recommended grape varieties.


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