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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 a product used by professional wineries.

This is a 5g sachet in the manufacturer's foil sachet. 5g is the amount for any quantity of wine up to 23 litres.

Lalvin EC 1118 is also available in 100g bulk 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.
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