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Er1a Malolactic 4114

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The Wyeast 4114 Er1a Malolactic wine yeast comes from the species Oenococcus oeni. It is actually a liquid suspension of Oenococcus oeni grown in a sterile organic juice based nutrient enriched medium. It will provide a rapid and complete malic acid reduction in high acid wines.

The malic acid reduction will balance and soften wine while still enhancing flavor and aroma, particularly the characteristics of vanilla and buttery notes.

Malolactic conversion is generally completed within 1-3 months.

Er1a Malolactic is an excellent choice for red wines and was isolated specifically for its tolerance to low pH conditions.


Optimal Temperature Range: 70-90 F

 

 

Great for these Styles:

  • Baco Noir
  • Barbera
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Carignane
  • Carmenere
  • Chambourcin
  • Cinsaut
  • Concord
  • De Chaunac
  • Dolcetto
  • Gamay Noir/Beaujolais Nouveau
  • Grenache Noir
  • Lemberger
  • Malbec
  • Maréchal Foch
  • Merlot
  • Montepulciano
  • Mourvèdre (Monastrell)
  • Nebbiolo (Barolo, Barbaresco)
  • Petit Verdot
  • Petite Sirah
  • Pinot Noir
  • Pinotage
  • Sangiovese/Brunello
  • Syrah/Shiraz
  • Tempranillo
  • Touriga Nacional
  • Valdepenas
  • Zinfandel
  • Chianti Type Blends
  • Meritage Type Blends
  • Bordeaux Rouge Type Blends
  • Rioja Type Blends
  • Southern Rhone Type Blends
  • Super-Tuscan Type Blends
  • Valpolicella Type Blends
  • Vino da Tavola Type Blends