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VP41 Dry Malolactic Bacteria - 2.5 g
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MBR 41 was isolated in the Abruzzi region of Italy during an extensive European Union collaboration for use in red and white wines. MBR 41 was chosen for its good implantation, steady fermentation, high alcohol tolerance (up to 15% v/v), enhanced mouthfeel and wine structure. This strain will ferment well with a pH above 3.2 and total SO2 levels up to 50-60 ppm. In red wines, increased spicy, cherry and red fruit flavors have been noted. Red and white wines fermented with MBR 41 have increased richness and complexity.

  • Alcohol tolerance <15.5% v/v
  • SO2 tolerant <60 ppm
  • pH >3.2
  • temperature >61 degree F


You can't store malolactic bacteria once the package has been opened. Note: Malolactic bacteria added during the ferment will compete with the yeast for nutrients and are atagonistic to yeast, sometimes causing problems resulting in stuck or stalled fermentations. The best time to add an ML culture is after racking off the gross lees.

2.5g packet is good for 250L (66gal)

Click here for a PDF of the MoreWine Manual on Malolactic fementation. (Tip: Success begins during the hydration phase!)


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Weight 0.06LBS
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recommended by grape must supplier
Tom W on Jan 25, 2018
recommended by grape must supplier
Tom W on Jan 25, 2018
REstart MLF in my sangiovese
Joseph P on Jan 20, 2018
REstart MLF in my sangiovese
Joseph P on Jan 20, 2018
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Worked well for me
I only wish it came in smaller packages
February 1, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
VP-41 Dry Malolactic
I have used VP-41 for a few years and always found it to work well. I usually have 10+ carboys of different red wines that typically have rather low pH. I hydrate one packet of the VP-41 and divide it between all the carboys. Usually MLF has finished in all in 6 to 8 weeks.
January 24, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Good MLB
Good bacteria. Completes quickly.
January 24, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago