Recommended for Sparkling Base, Late Harvest, Icewine, Fruit Wines, Restarting Stuck Fermentations and Dry Whites.
- Commonly known as "Champagne Yeast". ¬†Also known as Prise de Mousse or PDM yeast.
- Is the original, steady low foamer, and is popular for barrel fermentations. It is an excellent choice for sec¬≠ondary fermentations of sparkling wine.¬†
- Ferments well at low temperatures and flocculates with compact lees.¬†
- Under low nutrient conditions Lalvin EC1118¬†can produce high amounts of SO2¬†(up to 50 ppm) and, as a result, may inhibit malolactic fermentation.
- Also good for cider.
|Relative Nitrogen Needs||Low|
|Temp. Range (F)||50-86|
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