Perfect for light, fruity red wines for early consumption.
CR51 will enhance ripe berry fruit flavours in light and fruity red wines and introduce a velvet texture perfect for Valpolicella and especially for Beaujolais style wines. This strain has an almost unique ability to confer a smooth even ‘silky’ quality to the wine, perfect for early consumption young reds.
CR51 is a medium rate fermenter with optimal temperature between 22 to 30°C (72 -86°F) which will ferment to 13.5% abv. ethanol.
Low to medium foaming strain with low volatile acid and SO2 production.