Vintner's Harvest Yeast Profiles

Use the chart below to choose the most appropriate yeast for your wine. Each strain of yeast has a set of characteristics that will make it either more or less ideal for the wine you are making.

FRUITS
 
 
CL23
CY17
VR21
BV7
R56
AW4
CR51
MA33
SN9
Blackberry
X
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
XX
XX
XXX
Boysenberry
XX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XX
X
XXX
Elderberry
XX
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
XXX
Black Currant
X
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XX
X
XXX
Plum
XX
XX
XXXX
X
X
X
XXX
XX
XXX
Cherry
XX
XX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XX
XX
XX
Blueberry
X
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
XXX
Loganberry
XX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XX
XX
XXX
Raspberry
X
XX
XXXX
X
XX
X
XXX
X
XX
Strawberry
XX
XXXX
X
X
X
X
XXX
XXX
XXX
Rhubarb
XX
X
X
X
X
X
X
XXXX
XXX
Apricot
XXX
XXXX
X
XX
X
X
X
XXX
XXX
Peach
XXX
XXXX
X
X
X
X
X
XXX
XXX
Apple
XXX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XXXX
XXX
Pear
XXX
XXX
X
XX
X
X
X
XXXX
XXX
Gooseberry
XXX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XXX
XXX
Kiwi Fruit
XX
XXX
X
X
X
X
X
XXXX
XX
Elderflower
XXXX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XX
XXXX
Mead
XXX
XXX
X
X
X
X
X
XX
XXXX
Vegetables
XXXX
XXX
X
X
X
X
X
X
XXXX
Flowers
XX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XXX
X
X
XXXX
Other Red Fruits
XX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XX
X
XXX
Other White Fruits
XXX
XXXX
X
X
X
X
X
XXX
XXX
GRAPES
 
CL23
CY17
VR21
BV7
R56
AW4
CR51
MA33
SN9
Cabernet Sauvignon
XXXX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XX
Merlot
X
XX
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
XXX
Syrah / Shiraz
XX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XX
Pinot Noir
X
XX
XXX
X
XX
X
XXXX
XX
X
Red Zinfandel
X
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XX
Grenache
X
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XX
X
X
Malbec
XX
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
XXX
Nebbiolo
X
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
XXX
Tempranillo
XXX
X
XXXX
X
XX
X
X
X
XXX

Sangiovese

XX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
XX
Gamay
X
XX
XXX
X
XXX
X
XXXX
XX
X
Chardonnay
XXXX
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
X
XX
Sauvignon Blanc
XX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XXX
X
X
XX
Semillon
XX
XXX
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
XX
White Zinfandel
XX
XXXX
X
X
X
X
X
XXX
XXX
Muscat
XX
XXXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
X
XX
Pinot Gris
XX
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
XX
XX
Viognier
X
XXX
X
XXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
Riesling
X
X
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
Gewurztraminer
X
X
X
XXX
X
XXXX
X
X
X
Chenin Blanc
XX
XXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
X
XXX
Muscadet
XX
XXXX
X
XXX
X
XXX
X
X
XX
OTHERS
 
CL23
CY17
VR21
BV7
R56
AW4
CR51
MA33
SN9
High Alcohol
XXXX
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
XXXX
Dessert
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
X
X
Dry Sparkling
XXXX
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
XXX
Sweet Sparkling
X
XXXX
X
XXX
X
X
X
X
XXX
Cider
XXXX
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
XXXX
Fortified Wines
XXX
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
XXXX

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