Shiraz (Syrah), Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Grenache
S. cerevisiae • hybrid
- Product of the yeast hybridization program of Infruitec-Nietvoorbij, the wine and vine institute of the Agricultural Research Council in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
- Very robust for the production of aromatic red wines. Temperature control (not higher than 28°C/83°F) is advised. Has medium nitrogen requirements.
- NT 50 produces well-rounded red wines with structured tannins and good color stability. Useful for New World styles of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.
- Enhances berry notes in Pinot Noir and Grenache and floral notes in Syrah and Merlot.