Lalvin RC-212 Red Wine Yeast
Ideal for full bodied red wines. Emphasizes fruit and spice notes, accentuates character in red grapes.The classic strain for Pinot Noir.
A moderate speed, low foaming fermenter ideal for full bodied red wines. Promotes color and tannin stabilization for lighter reds throughout fermentation and aging. It is used for reds where full extraction is desired. Emphasizes fruit and spice notes, accentuates character in red grapes. It is the classic strain for Pinot Noir. Full bodied reds. 59-86° F (15-30° C) alcohol tolerance 14%
I was entirely pleased by the performance of this yeast for my 2019 vintage Black Rabbit, a Pinot Noir and Blackberry blend. Despite the blackberry flavor making the wine ‘fruit-forward’, the Lalvin yeast created a finished product that was unquestionably a true red wine. I had kept the yeast packets that I used in the refrigerator for almost two years, prior to fermenting this vintage and it still performed extremely well and fully fermented the batch to a solid 13.5 percent alcohol. That’s why I bought more!
exciting to hear the belching of the brew when the yeast attacked the sugar...fun stuff
Fermentation is proceeding well. Did a taste test at 4 weeks. Wunderbar!!!