Lalvin EC-1118


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5g Sachet
125g Brick

Lalvin EC-1118™

Champagne Yeast


  • GRAPE VARIETY PAIRING: Suitable for all grape varieties, as sensory contribution is considered neutral
  • WINE STYLES: Sparkling wine base and Prise de Mousse. Useful for a wide range of applications, including wine and fruit cider fermentations
  • AROMA: Neutral
  • FERMENTATION RANGE: 10-30°C (50-86°F)
  • INOCULATION RATE: 0.2-0.4g/L

It is very resistant to osmotic pressure. It is known for its robust & reliable fermentation kinetics. Its sensory contribution is considered neutral as it gives very little sensory contribution to the wine. It is used extensively in the world for the production of both white & red wines. Also great for Ginger Beer, Mead & Cider Fermentations.

DOSAGE RATE: 1 x 5g sachet for 4.5 – 23L
1. Rehydrate the yeast in 50ml of water, at a temperature between 35-37°C (95-98.6°F).
2. Dissolve by gently stirring and wait for 20 minutes.
3. Add the must. The difference in temperature between the must to be inoculated and the rehydration medium should not be higher than 10°C (if necessary, acclimatize the temperature of the medium by slowly adding must).
4. The total rehydration time should not exceed 45 minutes.
5. It is crucial that a clean container is used to rehydrate the yeast.
6. Rehydration in must is not recommended.

• It is recommended to use complex nutrition nitrogen source, such as either Fermaid AT™ or Fermaid O™.