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Wine Yeast Fermentis VR44 | Winemaking Supplies
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Fermentis VR44: 500 grams

Model number: VR44-500
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INGREDIENTS Yeast (saccharomyces bayanus) Emulsifier: E491 (sorbitan monostearate)

SUGGESTIONS OF USE : VR 44 is convenient for all types of applications even in difficult wine making conditions.

This is an equivalent wine yeast to our 5 gram Red Star Champagne (CHP).


VR 44 was selected in the Champagne region for its excellent fermentation characteristics and its resistance to extreme wine making conditions (Springer selection).


  • Fermentation abilities
  • Killer character strain, enabling a good settlement and a fast fermentation start
  • Regular and complete fermentation of sugars
  • Fermentation temperature: 10°C to 40°C
  • Alcohol tolerance: 16% vol./vol.
  • Low nitrogen requirements Metabolic characteristics
  • Sugar/alcohol yield: 16.5 g/l for 1% vol./vol.
  • Low production of acetaldehyde (<30mg/L) and SO2
  • Low production of volatile acidity (<0,24 g/l)
  • Low production of foam



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