LALVIN W15™

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LALVIN W15™ helps retain bright fruit characters, optimizing mid-palate and balance due to high levels of glycerol and succinic acid. This strain is tolerant to high levels of sugar making it an ideal choice for late harvest and ice wines.
  • White wines display spicy, floral, and citrus aromas and mouthfeel is well-balanced
  • Red wines display bright fruit aromas and good structure
  • Low heat generation during fermentation helps winemakers minimize the potential for temperature spikes and possible hydrogen sulfide production
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae cerevisiae strain
  • Isolated from a Müller-Thurgau fermentation in 1991 at the Swiss Federal Research Station in Wädenswil, Switzerland
Frequently used in: Gewürztraminer, Riesling, Pinot gris, Pinot noir, Syrah, rosé, aromatic whites, late harvest, cider
Alcohol Tolerance: 16%
Nitrogen Needs: HIGH
Temp. Range: 50-81°F

Downloads
W15 Yeast - Allergen Statement
W15 Yeast - Food Safety Statement
W15 Yeast - Non-GMO Statement
W15 Yeast - Safety Data Sheet
W15 Yeast - Technical Data Sheet