Lalvin Rhone 2323
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

A quiet achiever in fermentation, generating fullness in terms of both fruit and polyphenols. Extracts phenolic compounds which favour enhancement of tannin structure.

  • Suitable for organic wine (EU 2018/848)
  • Suitable for NOP
  • Vegan

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Product details

Selected by Inter-Rhône from a culture collection of over 600 different yeasts from vineyards in the Rhône Valley, LALVIN RHÔNE 2323™ is highly suited for the making of premium red wines from musts with high polyphenolic potential. It is the efficient extraction of polyphenolics that favours the enhancement of tannin structure through better polymerisation. Tends to promote licorice and blackcurrant flavours and maintains relatively moderate color intensity. Recommended varieties including Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot. Efficient extraction of phenolic compounds favours enhancement of tannin structure. Produces varietal aromas of licorice and blackcurrant, and maintains relatively moderate colour intensity.

Selected by Selected by the Comité Interprofessional des vins, AOC Côtes-du-Rhône - France

Wine types


Technical information

  • General sensory contribution: Enhances varietal aromas and mouthfeel
  • Competitive factor: Active
  • Minimum temperature: 15 °C
  • Maximum temperature: 28 °C
  • Nutritional needs: Medium-high
  • MLF compatibility: Recommended
  • SO2production: Low
  • Fermentation rate: Moderate
  • Alcohol tolerance: 15 %
  • Glycerol production: No info

Product documentation


  • Grenache
  • Malbec
  • Merlot
  • Syrah