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Lalvin EC-1118 Yeast 5g Sachets

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Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne & General Purpose Yeast 5g

Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne and General Purpose Yeast.  This is the product used by professional wineries.

This is a 5g sachet in a vacuum packed foil sachet or in a plastic bag. 5g is the amount for any quantity of wine up to 23 litres.

Lalvin EC 1118 is also available in 100g bulk packets (listed as a separate item).

Suitable for whites, reds, late harvest, restarting stuck ferments, sparkling wine, secondary fermentations, mead, ginger beer, sugar wash for home distillation of spirits.

Characteristics:

  • neutral flavour
  • temperature range 10-30 C
  • fast ferment
  • high alcohol tolerance 18%
  • low nutrient needs.

To "pitch" (add it to your wine) your yeast you should rehydrate for 20 minutes first:

  • Use room temperature or luke warm good drinking water (filtered and/or boiled) - 50mls for 5gms yeast.
  • If you are using it, add GO-FERM® Protect first.
  • Then add your yeast.
  • Stir gently - it will clump but don't worry about that as it will even out as it rehydrates.
  • Leave to sit for 20 minutes.
  • Make sure your wine is about the same temperature as the yeast when you stir in the yeast.
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