Product details


Lalvin 31™

Selected from IFV France

Oenoccocus oeni

Red Wine

White Wine

Oenococcus oeni; adapted to low pH and low temperature

Lalvin 31™ was selected by the Institut Francais de la vigne et du vin (IFV), France and performs well under such stressful conditions of low pH or low temperature (as low as 13oC). Final colour density depends on the duration of malolactic fermentation. By being able to carry out MLF at low temperature, Lalvin 31™ gives the winemaker control to obtain wine with a higher colour density and stability. Lalvin 31™ is noted for its good sensory balance in red and white wines. Diacetyl production; low in co-inoculation; low-moderate in sequential inoculation

Alcohol Tolerance
14 %

pH Tolerance
> 3.10

SO₂ Total Tolerance
< 45 mg/L

Nutrient Demand

Min. Temperature Tolerance
13 °C

Max. Temperature Tolerance
28 °C

Diacetyl Production during co-Inoculation
Very low

Sensory Impact
Structure Fruity Freshness

Diacetyl Production by Post AF Inoculation
Moderate to Low

Citric Acid Degradation
Late to moderate degradation during MLF

Biogenic Amines

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