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Champagne Specific Panel


The Champagne Panel consists of both bacteria and yeast strains.

The following are included in this recommended panel:

  • General Saccharomyces strains

  • Non- Saccharomyces strains (wild yeast) (General Brettanomyces, Pichia, Candida, Ambrosiozyma, Kregeryanrija, Issatchenkia)

  • General Lactobacillus and Pediococcus strains


Additional Champagne individual assays include the following:

For Bacteria:

  • HorABC genes (pH tolerant Lactobacillus and Pediococcus)

  • Lactobacillus acetotolerans

  • Lactobacillus fructivorans

  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus

  • Lactobacillus delbruekii

  • Lactobacillus brevis

  • Pediococcus damnosus

  • Prokaryotic microorganisms (general bacteria)

  • Acetic acid producing bacteria (Acetobacter, Gluconobacter, Gluconacetobacter)

  • Staphylococcus bacteria

For Yeast:

  • STA + genes for highly diastatic yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus)

  • Saccharomyces species specific strains (S. bayanus, S. pastorianus, S. uvarum)

  • Brettanomyces anomala (claussenii)

  • Brettanomyces naardenensis

  • Lachancea thermotolerans

  • Wickerhamomyces anomalus (Pichia anomala)

  • Saccharomycodes ludwigii

  • Zygosaccharomyces rouxii

  • Zygosaccharomyces kombuchaensis

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