Lalvin 71B-1122 Wine Yeast 5 gm

This is a great all around yeast for most off-dry fruit wines. It really helps bring out the fresh fruitiness in most berry and some tree fruit wines.71B is a strain that is used for developing fruit qualities and softens really high acid wines like black currant raspberry and crabapples. It seems to soften the acid and brings out nice delicate fruit flavors.Selected in Narbonne at the Institut national de recherche en agriculture (INRA) by J. Maugenet. The selectio.Selected in Narbonne at the Institut national de recherche en agriculture (INRA) by J. Maugenet. The selection was designed to isolate yeasts that would produce a fruity yet fresh character in wine that would live long after fermentation.The 71B strain is a rapid starter with a constant and complete fermentation between 15 and 30C (59 and 86F) that has the ability to metabolize high amounts (20% to 40%) of malic acid.In addition to producing rounder smoother more aromatic wines that tend to mature quickly it does not extract a great deal of phenols from the must so the maturation time is further decreased. The 71B is used primarily read more