Improvement of Malvar Wine Quality by Use of Locally-Selected Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strains
AbstractMalvar grape juice offers relatively little in the way of a sensory experience. Our interest lies in the use of locally-selected yeast strains in experimental fermentations to improve the sensory characteristics of Malvar wines. Two locally-selected strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae were used as starter cultures in vinifications and compared with spontaneous fermentations of the same cultivar musts. Wine quality was investigated by their principal oenological parameters, analysis of the volatile aroma components, and corroborated by an experienced taster panel. The most salient chemical attributes were its high concentrations of isoamyl acetate and hexyl acetate and the high acidity, which have been detected to be key constituents in setting the fruity and fresh character of Malvar wines. Winemakers of winegrowing areas where this grape variety is cultivated will have improved options to elaborate new white wines styles, using selected yeast strains that enhance its aromatic properties. View Full-Text
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Cordero-Bueso, G.; Esteve-Zarzoso, B.; Gil-Díaz, M.; García, M.; Cabellos, J.M.; Arroyo, T. Improvement of Malvar Wine Quality by Use of Locally-Selected Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strains. Fermentation 2016, 2, 7.
Cordero-Bueso G, Esteve-Zarzoso B, Gil-Díaz M, García M, Cabellos JM, Arroyo T. Improvement of Malvar Wine Quality by Use of Locally-Selected Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strains. Fermentation. 2016; 2(1):7.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cordero-Bueso, Gustavo; Esteve-Zarzoso, Braulio; Gil-Díaz, Mar; García, Margarita; Cabellos, Juan M.; Arroyo, Teresa. 2016. "Improvement of Malvar Wine Quality by Use of Locally-Selected Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strains." Fermentation 2, no. 1: 7.
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