Lalvin QA23 yeast has low nutrient and oxygen requirements, and it has been known to ferment juice at low temperatures to dryness. Lalvin QA23 produces large amounts of the enzyme beta-glucosidase during growth, which allows for the release of bound terpenes in aromatic varieties. QA23 is an excellent thiol converter making it a complementary yeast for developing varietal Sauvignon Blanc passion fruit character. Lalvin QA23 yeast is an excellent choice for wine styles like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonel, and Gewurztraminer.
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