Lalvin EC1118 5g to 10kg
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Lalvin EC1118 5g to 10kg

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Yeast Lalvin EC1118

Lalvin EC-1118 (Prise de Mousse)™: ALL PURPOSE YEAST. Most widely used yeast by the kit manufacturers. All purpose yeast. Also called champagne yeast.

Lalvin EC-1118 is the original and is good for barrel fermentations. It ferments well at low temperatures and flocculates well with very compact lees. Under low nutrients conditions, Lalvin EC-1118 produces a lot of SO2 (up to 30 ppm) and as a result can inhibit malolactic fermentation. It is classified as a Saccharomyces cerevisiae bayanus.


Recommended Styles: White Wines, Red Wines, Rosé, Sparkling Wines, Fruit Wines, Cider

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Yeast Lalvin EC1118

Lalvin EC-1118 (Prise de Mousse)™: ALL PURPOSE YEAST or CHAMPAGNE YEAST. Most widely used yeast by wine kit manufacturers.

Its strong competitive character, its ability to ferment at low temperature, good flocculation and excellent alcohol tolerance, make Lalvin EC-1118 an excellent strain to be used in a wide range of applications (such as sparkling wines, fruit wines and ciders).

Lalvin EC-1118 is also good for barrel fermentations.


Temperature: 15-25°C
Fermentation Speed: Fast
Alcohol Tolerance: 18.0%
Nitrogen Needs: Low
  • White Wines
  • Red Wines
  • Rosé
  • Sparkling Wines
  • Fruit Wines
  • Cider
  • Keywords
    Robust, Reliable, Neutral, Prise de Mousse
  • Recommended For:
    White Wines, Red Wines, Fruit Wines, Cider, Spirits, Rosé Wines, Champagne
  • Species
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. bayanus
  • Alcohol Tolerance
  • Temperature Range
  • Nitrogen Requirements
  • Brand
  • Package Size
    5g (5-6 gallon batch), 50g, 100g, 500g, 10kg
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