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Chr. Hansen was the first company to investigate the promising field ‘non-Saccharomyces and S. cerevisiae’ mixed culture blends in winemaking. Chr. Hansen’s range of specialty yeasts brings a distinctive touch to wines, helping winemakers to differentiate their wine and add complexity.
For added convenience, Chr. Hansen offers their non-Saccharomyces yeast strains in a mixed cultures format. Vinilfora® Melody™ is a blend of three yeast stains, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (60%), Torulaspora delbrueckii (20%) and Lachancea thermotolerans (20%). Melody is well suited for dry white wines and high end Chardonnay.
- Recommended for the enhancement of floral and tropical fruit aromas and rounded flavors in dry white wines with such as Chardonnay, Viognier
- Increases wine viscosity and fullness
- Alcohol tolerance is up to 17% (v/v)
- Produce low levels of SO2