(Saccharomyces cerevisiae cerevisiae)

Excellent alcohol tolerance

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

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Product details

LALVIN RHÔNE 2226™ is a vineyard isolate from Côtes du Rhône. It is very alcohol tolerant and highly recommended for high sugar reds and late harvest wines. In red varietals, high color and good structure, as well as black cherry, berry and cherry cola aromas characterize RHÔNE 2226™.

Selected by Inter-Rhône in the Côtes du Rhône, France

Wine types


Technical information

  • General sensory contribution: Complements varietal character
  • Competitive factor: Active
  • Minimum temperature: 15 °C
  • Maximum temperature: 28 °C
  • Nutritional needs: High
  • MLF compatibility: Not really recommended
  • SO2production: Moderate
  • Fermentation rate: Fast
  • Alcohol tolerance: 18 %
  • Glycerol production: Moderate

Product documentation


  • Cabernet Sauvignon: Berry, Color Stability, Ageable Tannins
  • Malbec: Dark Fruit, Floral, Tannin Intensity
  • Sangiovese: Berry, Tannin intensity
  • Tempranillo: Berry, Tannin intensity
  • Zinfandel: Jam, Black pepper, Spice, High alcohol