Lalvin ICV D47 is an isolate from Suze-la-Rousse in the Côtes du Rhône in France. It was selected for the production of full-bodied, barrel-fermented Chardonnay and other white varietals. Fermentations are characterized by a short lag phase followed by a regular fermentation. It will tolerate a fermentation temperature range of 15-20 °C (59-68 °F). It is a high polysaccharide producer and wines made with it are known for their accentuated fruit and great volume. Excellent results are obtained for barrel-fermented Chardonnay, especially when blended with wines made with Lalvin ICV D21.
Recommended Use: Chardonnay, Rosés
Alcohol Tolerance: 14%
Fermentation Speed: Moderate
Temperature Range: 56-68 °F
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