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Complexity and balance in high alcohol reds

Wines made using LALVIN RHÔNE 2226™ have intense color and aromas of black cherry, berries, and cherry cola.
  • Contributes to wine quality by enhancing varietal characters and tannin structure in red wines from warm and hot climate fruit
  • Has a short lag phase, high fermentation vigor, and tolerates high alcohol levels
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae cerevisiae strain
  • Isolated from a vineyard in the Côtes du Rhône region of France
Frequently used in: Merlot, Zinfandel, Sangiovese, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah, structured reds
Alcohol Tolerance: 18%
Nitrogen Needs: HIGH
Temp. Range: 59-82°F