All-purpose hybrid yeast for aromatic expression and mouthfeel
Developed by Anchor Oenology in collaboration with the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI), Exotics Novello is a Saccharomyces hybrid having the sensory characteristics of S
and the fermentation security of S. cerevisiae.
Exotics Novello has some pectinase activity. Known for being a thiol revealer and an ester producer in both white and red wines.
Reveals fresh fruit and floral esters while decreasing astringency and bitterness in whites. Increases red and black fruits and spice while diminishing green and vegetal characters in reds. Wines produced with Exotics Novello are known for improved mouthfeel and softness. Recommended in varieties such as Sauvignon blanc
, Viognier, Aromatic
, Merlot, Syrah, and Fruity Reds.
It produces low levels of VA and H2S.