Lalvin EC-1118 Wine Yeast
Lalvin EC-1118 Wine Yeast. Has a minimum shelf life of four months after the "Best Before" date, and if refrigerated will stay alive for over a year.
WARNING! Yeast is perishable, for ideal results yeast should be shipped within three days so expedited shipping is highly recommended. For added security, ice packs are available for shipping for an additional $1.00 (One ice pack per ten items)
Product Description- The EC-1118 yeast has been isolated in Champagne and its use is validated by the
Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC). Its strong competitive character, its ability to ferment at low temperature, good flocculation and excellent alcohol tolerance, make the EC-1118 an excellent strain to be used in a wide range of applications (such as sparkling wines, fruit wines and ciders).
Fermentation Temperature Range- Wide range of temperatures including low temps. Optimal range is 50° to 86°F (10° to 30°C)
Fermentation Rate- Fast fermentation in a wide pH ranges
Alcohol Tolerance- High, up to 18%