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CY3079 Dry Wine Yeast

CY3079 Dry Wine Yeast

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Burgundy isolate for barrel fermentation of Chardonnay. Short lag time, alcohol tolerant to 15% and optimum expression at 59 to 77 degrees F. Somewhat nutrient sensitive, it can be slow to finish in low nutrient wines if not fed correctly. But it is worth making the effort: pineapple and floral notes are quickly joined by the development of fresh butter, toasted bread, honey, hazelnut and almond when aged on the lees. This along with contributing a rich and full mouthfeel. CY3079 is lovely as is for that "classic" white Burgundy, or it can serve as a great foundation for a blend.

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Mostly Frontenac Blanc,plenty of Gewertztraminer with some cameo appearances by some of my other random planting choices. If you want a hardy vinifera in a marginal climate (6b) Gewertztraminer is a champ.
Tom D on Sep 10, 2022
prior success. like it a lot.
Robert A R on Aug 2, 2022
Mostly Frontenac Blanc,plenty of Gewertztraminer with some cameo appearances by some of my other random planting choices. If you want a hardy vinifera in a marginal climate (6b) Gewertztraminer is a champ.
Tom D on Sep 10, 2022
Looked interesting
Jon C on Aug 12, 2022
prior success. like it a lot.
Robert A R on Aug 2, 2022
Looked interesting
Jon C on Aug 12, 2022
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CY3079, bad yeast package
I bought an 80 gram Cy3079 package for my Chardonnay. I inoculated. Sunday, properly hydrated with go-ferm protect, good time frame, temperatures correct and within parameters. Monday morning I fed with mermaid K, but there was little to no activity, still nothing Monday evening so I reinoculated with the yeast I had left and with the needed go-ferm protect.
Tuesday evening, no activity so I went to the local wine and brew supply store and purchased 55 grams of D47, inoculated with even more go Ferm protect and Tuesday morning I have a very violent fermentation going on. Bad Yeast is all I can figure. Now I'm low on go Ferm protect for my other fermentations in a couple of weeks
September 21, 2022
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1 month ago