Nutriferm X – Frequently Asked Questions

Nutriferm X – Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine9 December  2021   Nutriferm X is certainly taking the wine industry by storm. We asked Lida Malandra from Enartis South Africa a couple of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the innovative yeast nutrient.   What is Nutriferm X?...
The beauty of “blackcurrant” aroma

The beauty of “blackcurrant” aroma

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine30 October 2021   4-Mercapto-4-methyl-pentan-2-one (4MMP) is one of three main sulphur-containing compounds often found in Sauvignon blanc wines. The aroma of 4MMP is traditionally described as ‘blackcurrant’ and ‘box-tree’, with ‘cat...
Viticultural and oenological influences on volatile thiols

Viticultural and oenological influences on volatile thiols

Dr Carien Coetzee Basic Wine   This table serves as a general indication of the effects of various viticultural and winemaking techniques on the precursors and their aromatic volatile thiols in the must and wine. A few things need to be considered when consulting...