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Malolactic Bacteria Culture - Viniflora CH35 - Freeze Dried - Treats up to 66 Gals

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About Viniflora® CH35 Direct Pitch Malolactic Culture

Viniflora® CH35 is a freeze-dried, direct inoculation starter culture of Oenococcus oeni. CH35 is an appropriate strain that is able to withstand high total SO2 (up to 45 ppm) and low pH. Well suited for white wines that present challenging conditions. This sachet treats up to 66 gallons of wine.

Key Features of Viniflora® CH35 Direct Pitch Malolactic Culture

  • Recommended for white wines
  • Direct inoculation, freeze-dried bacteria – does not require rehydration
  • High numbers of active cells which ensure a quick start of fermentation
  • This strain is pH tolerant to 3.0, Total SOto 45 ppm (white wines), temperature 59 – 77 ͦF and alcohol to 14% (v/v)
  • Low level of volatile acidity
  • Cinnamoyl Esterase Negative

 

About Chr. Hansen Products

As the world leader in bacterial cultures for food industries, Chr. Hansen has committed Research & Development and advanced production resources to providing the best malolactic bacterial cultures to the wine industry. Chr. Hansen preparations are not only tested for viability, but each batch is also tested for the cell’s ability to covert malic acid to lactic acid. Chr. Hansen is the only company that utilizes the MACC test (‘Malic Acid Conversion Capacity Test’) as a quality control parameter for each batch produced.

How to Use
  • A nutrient specifically formulated for malolactic bacteria, Acti-ML, is available here. It contains nutrients needed by the bacteria as well as cellulose to help keep the organisms buoyant during fermentation.
  • This article discusses the why and how of performing MLF on your wine including MLF strain selection, best practices for success, encouraging or discouraging buttery diacetyl production, and the greatest mystery of them all---determining whether the MLF fermentation has completed:

Click to unravel the mysteries of malolactic fermentation.

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