Isolated from the Burgundy region of France. Recommended for red varieties where full extraction is desired. Color stability is maintained throughout fermentation and aging. Aromas of ripe berry and fruit are emphasized while respecting pepper and spicy notes, as well. Alcohol tolerance of 12-14%. Ferments well from 59 to 86 degrees.
Lalvin RC-212 Bourgovin Wine Yeast 5GR BOURGOVIN RC 212 Origin: Burgundy Region Recommended for hearty Reds also lighter Reds where color stability is a factor. Low foaming. Good alcohol tolerance. Produces aromas of ripe berry and fruit. This strain comes from the Burgundy region of France, and is a moderately quick, low foaming yeast. Achieves full extraction in red wines. Stabilizes color and tannin throughout fermentation and aging. An emphasis on ripe berry, peppery/spicy and fruit aromas is noted. This is the best strain to use in Pinot Noir or other full bodied red wines. Additional Information Ideal Temperature Range (F) 68-86F Attenuation (%) NA Flocculation Low Alcohol Tolerance (%) 16% Rate of Fermentation Moderate Foam Production Low Nutrient Requirements High H2S Production Low SO2 Production Low Profile Wine