Viniflora® JAZZ

Viniflora® JAZZ is a direct vessel starter (DVS) strain that eliminates the rehydration step Viniflora® JAZZ™ is a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated from a must of Shiraz in South Africa. The strain was selected for its capability to achieve a fast and reliable alcoholic fermentation, mainly on rosé and red wines. The technological qualities of JAZZ™ are multiples: good tolerance to alcohol, low production of sulfites, interesting aromatic profile in the direction of spicy fruitiness and good symbiosis with malolactic bacteria from Viniflora® range (e.g. CH11), which makes it a tool for excellence. This product is delivered as Active Dry Yeast.
Product Details

Key Features

  • Fermentation
    • Robust fermentation
    • Large spectrum of temperature
    • High symbiosis with Oenococcus
  • Flavor
    • Lifted red berry notes
    • Varietal character
    • Elegant structure
  • Recommended for red wine grape varieties
    • Merlot
    • Grenache
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Tempranillo
    • Syrah/Shiraz
    • Zinfandel
    • Carignan
    • Petite Shiraz
    • Pinotage
  • Recommended for white wine grape varieties
    • Chardonnay
    • Riesling
    • Pinot Gris
    • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Pinot Blanc


Pack Size: 500 g

Educational Webinars

Preparing Pre- & Primary Fermentation: Pondering the Possibilities of Your Microbiological Toolbox

Presentation Topics include:
  • Selecting the proper Viniflora® yeast strain for your wine
  • Lowering your SO2 usage with non-Saccharomyces yeast
  • Using pre-fermentative yeasts to BioProtect the must by preventing the growth of unwanted yeast and bacteria
  • Differentiating your wine by aroma intensification, acid production, and mouthfeel perception through biological means
  • Streamlining your winemaking process with innovative blends and co-inoculation techniques
  • Presentation Notes: Chr. Hansen Webinar Slides
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