LALVIN K1 (V1116)™

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Strong fermenter for high ester production under challenging conditions

LALVIN K1 (V1116)™ is one of the highest ester producing strains in our portfolio.
  • Strong floral ester producer, well-suited to juices lacking aromatic complexity/interest (as can be the case with some high-yielding vineyards)
  • Performs well under difficult conditions such as extreme temperatures, high alcohol (18% v/v), and low turbidity
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae cerevisiae strain
  • Selected by the Institut Coopératif du Vin (ICV), France
Frequently used in: fruity whites, Chenin blanc, cider
Alcohol Tolerance: 18%
Nitrogen Needs: LOW
Temp. Range: 50–95°F