(WY210) This Lalvin Wine Yeast comes with 5 strains of yeast that are among the best available to home winemakers. They have been isolated from different regions of France and further developed by top researches for home wine making use. Each 5-gram packet contains billions of live yeast cells. Each packet has enough to ferment up to 6 gallons of wine. You can also check out our yeast strain profile chart for a further description of each strain’s characteristics.
Your package will come with the following yeast strains:
K1V-1116 Origin: Montpellier Region This yeast is recommended for all wines made from concentrate or non-grape wines produced from fresh fruits. It is a fast starting yeast and is able to adapt and ferment well in versatile situations. This yeast is low foaming and a low hydrogen sulfite (H2S) producing.
QA23 Origin: Portugal This yeast is ideal for white, fruity wines where a crisp, clean character is desired. Low foaming and fast fermenting. Has also been know to work in cooler temperatures.
EC-1118 Origin: Champagne Region This yeast is recommended for all types of wines including sparkling, late harvest and cider. It is also an excellent choice for re-starting stuck fermentations. This yeast has a high tolerance to alcohol and is neutral in flavor. It can also be used in old-fashioned soda pops for bottle conditioning.
71B-1122 Origin: Narbonne Region This wine yeast is a perfect choice for wines that will be enjoyed while young. It is used extensively throughout the world for nouveau wines. This yeast is also well suited for blush wines, fruit wines and wines where a residual sweetness is desired.
Bourgovin RC 212 Origin: Burgundy Region This yeast is recommended for hearty red wines and also light reds where color stability is a factor. This is low foaming yeast that has a good alcohol tolerance. This yeast also produces aromas of ripe berry and fruit.
ICV D-47 Origin: Cotes-du-Rhone Region This wine yeast is recommended for white and rose wines. It is also an excellent choice for Meads. It is low foaming and settles firmly. The yeast will enhance the wine’s mouth feel due to complex carbohydrates and has a slightly minty aroma.