Use the chart and ratings below to choose the most appropriate Lalvin yeast for your wine. Each strain of Lalvin yeast has a set of characteristics that will make it either more or less ideal for the wine you are making. Rating scale goes up to 4, with 4 being the most ideal for your wine and 1 being the least ideal.

Lalvin ICV-D-47
Dry Whites: 4
Non-Dry Whites: 4
Blushes: 4
Nouveau: 1
Young Reds: 1
Aged Reds: 1
Champagne: 1
Dark Berries: 2
Light Berries: 3
Orchard Fruits: 1
Citrus Fruits: 2
Melons: 2
Roots: 1
Botanicals: 1
Secondary Fermentation: 1
Stuck Fermenation: 1
Late Harvest: 1
Fermentation Speed: Moderate
Alcohol Tolerance: Moderate

Lalvin RC-212
Dry Whites: 1
Non-Dry Whites: 1
Blushes: 1
Nouveau: 1
Young Reds: 4
Aged Reds: 4
Champagne: 1
Dark Berries: 3
Light Berries: 1
Orchard Fruits: 1
Citrus Fruits: 1
Melons: 1
Roots: 1
Botanicals: 1
Secondary Fermentation: 1
Stuck Fermenation: 1
Late Harvest: 1
Fermentation Speed: Moderate
Alcohol Tolerance: Good

Lalvin 71B-1122
Dry Whites: 2
Non-Dry Whites: 4
Blushes: 4
Nouveau: 4
Young Reds: 4
Aged Reds: 2
Champagne: 1
Dark Berries: 2
Light Berries: 2
Orchard Fruits: 1
Citrus Fruits: 2
Melons: 1
Roots: 1
Botanicals: 1
Secondary Fermentation: 1
Stuck Fermenation: 1
Late Harvest: 2
Fermentation Speed: Very Fast
Alcohol Tolerance: Very Good

Lalvin K1V-1116
Dry Whites: 3
Non-Dry Whites: 2
Blushes: 2
Nouveau: 2
Young Reds: 2
Aged Reds: 3
Champagne: 2
Dark Berries: 4
Light Berries: 2
Orchard Fruits: 2
Citrus Fruits: 1
Melons: 2
Roots: 4
Botanicals: 4
Secondary Fermentation: 1
Stuck Fermenation: 4
Late Harvest: 2
Fermentation Speed: Fast
Alcohol Tolerance: Good

Lalvin EC-1118
Dry Whites: 3
Non-Dry Whites: 2
Blushes: 2
Nouveau: 2
Young Reds: 2
Aged Reds: 3
Champagne: 4
Dark Berries: 1
Light Berries: 4
Orchard Fruits: 4
Citrus Fruits: 3
Melons: 4
Roots: 1
Botanicals: 2
Secondary Fermentation: 4
Stuck Fermenation: 4
Late Harvest: 4
Fermentation Speed: Fast
Alcohol Tolerance: Very Good