For complex whites with citrus and floral notes.
Lalvin ICV D47® is a Côtes du Rhône isolate for the production of full-bodied barrel fermented Chardonnay and other white varietals. Although, Lalvin ICV D47® has an optimum temperature range of 18° to 28°C, the best results are abtained at around 20°C. When left on lees, ripe spicy aromas with tropical and citrus notes are developed. Lalvin ICV D47® is a high polysaccahride producer known for its accentuated fruit and great volume.
MLF Compatibility: Recommended
Lag phase: Very short
Foam production: Low foam production
Whites: Strongly recommended
Rosé: Strongly recommended
Reds: May be used
Late harvest: Not really recommended
Restart stuck Fermentation: Not really recommended
Sensory effect: Enhances Varietal Character
Temperature range: 15-30 °C
Fermentation speed: Moderate
Competitive factor: Active
% vol. 14