(Saccharomyces cerevisiae bayanus)

Complements Sauvignon blanc varietal characters

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

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Product details

Lalvin MSB™ was isolated from Marlborough Valley – New Zealand during a project led by the Lallemand Oenology team. Lalvin MSB™ was specifically selected from several isolates forits fermentation performance and ability to enhance Sauvignon blanc varietal character. Winery trials have consistently demonstrated that Lalvin MSB™ produces Sauvignon blancwines with strong tropical notes, zesty grapefruit, spicy with lemon pith flavours and lovely fruit weight. Varietal characters are accompanied with excellent fruity thiol production byLalvin MSB™.

Selected by Lallemand Oenology

Wine types


Technical information

  • General sensory contribution: Varietal
  • Competitive factor: Active
  • Minimum temperature: 14 °C
  • Maximum temperature: 20 °C
  • Nutritional needs: Moderate
  • MLF compatibility: Neutral
  • SO2production: Low
  • Fermentation rate: Moderate
  • Alcohol tolerance: 14.5 %

Product documentation


  • Sauvignon blanc: Citrus, Tropical fruit/Passionfruit, Rich Mouthfeel