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BM 4X4 Dry Wine Yeast (5 g)
DYW59
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Description

BM 4X4® is a blend of BM45™ and another yeast known for its fermentation reliability. BM45™ is known and appreciated around the world for its round mouthfeel and stable color (see above description for BM45). However, BM45™ is a slow fermenter and can require substantial nutrients to complete fermentation successfully and without the production of sulfides. While BM45™ has a very strong following among winemakers who enjoy its slow fermentation and its suitability for long maceration programs, there are others who desire the attributes of BM45™ but with a more timely and secure fermentation. BM 4X4® achieves this goal. During the yeast growth phase, BM 4X4® has the unusual capacity of releasing a significant quantity of polyphenol-reactive polysaccharides into the fermenting must. The quantity and the quality of the polysaccharides released during fermentation facilitate the production of red wines with great mouthfeel and improved color stability, with dependable fermentation kinetics under difficult fermentation conditions. In whites, BM 4X4® releases a high level of esters responsible for fruit aromas and also brings roundness to the mouthfeel.

Fermentation Speed
Moderate
 
MLF Compatibility
Not really recommended
 
Nitrogen Needs
High
 
Alcohol Tolerance
15 %
 
Volatile Acidity
Moderate
 
SO₂ Production
Moderate
 
Max. Temperature
28 °C
 
Min. Temperature
16 °C
 
H₂S 170ppm
Low
 
H₂S 60ppm
Moderate
 
Suitability for co-Inoculation
Very recommended
 
Acetaldehyde Production
High

 

Item # DYW59
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.02LBS
Weight5 G
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