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20 x Lalvin EC1118 5g

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Lalvin EC1118 Champagne Yeast

20 x Lalvin EC-1118 5g. Champagne and General Purpose Yeast. 

5g is the amount for any quantity of wine up to 23 litres.

Champagne Yeast is also available in 100g bulk packets and 500g EC1118 winemaking yeast packets

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.
NZ$45.00 NZ$40.00
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NZ$45.00 NZ$40.00
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