Cross Evolution® is a yeast suited to white varieties where mouthfeel and high aromatic intensity (including ester production) are sought. This is a natural cross hybrid between Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeasts.
Cross Evolution® results in an increased mouthfeel, high aromatic intensity, fresh fruit and floral characters. Some ester production. Generally good balance between volume and acidity. The use of Cross Evolution® in Sauvignon Blanc results in a good balance between vegetal notes and distinctive fruity aromas.
Suited to a range of varieties including Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Roussane, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. Most recently it is performing very well in Riesling, from different regions of Australia.
- Suited to white varieties where mouthfeel and high aromatic intensity are sought.
- Increases mouthfeel and aromatic intensity.
- Generally good balance between volume and acidity.