Lalvin Bourgovin RC-212 - Red Wine Yeast

RED WINE YEAST - Lalvin Bourgovin RC 212

Lalvin Bourgovin RC-212 - Red Wine Yeast

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  • Ideal for: Red Wine, full in tannins and colour
  • Ideal fermentation temperature:  15 - 30 C ( 59 - 82 F ) 
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 14 - 16% 
  • Nutritional Requirements: high 
  • Made in Canada
  • GMO and Gluten-Free
  • 1 Package for 4.5 - 23 L ( 1 - 6 US Gallons) 


The red wine yeast is able to ferment heavier red wines. Low foaming, moderate-speed fermentor, optimal temp between 15-30 degrees C. Recommended for full reds. Aromas of ripe berry and fruit are emphasized while respecting peppery and spicy notes.

The RC-212 wine yeast is recommended for red varieties where full extraction is desired. Lighter red varieties also benefit from the improved extraction while color stability is maintained throughout fermentation and aging. Aromas of ripe berry and fruit are emphasized while respecting pepper and spicy notes.



  • EC-1118 - Quick and High alcohol tolerance (18%)


Resources - Instructions

  • Rehydrate RC-212 red wine yeast in 5 times its weight of potable water at 30°C. Let stand for at least 20 minutes then gently stir occasionally to break up any clumps. Add to the must.

    • The total rehydration duration should never exceed 45 minutes
    • Avoid cold shocking the yeast. The temperature drop between the must to be inoculated and the rehydration medium should never be >10 C
    • It is essential to rehydrate the yeast in a clean container.
    • Initial rehydration in must is not advisable

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