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The first selected natural wine yeast for red to not produce SO2: Lalvin Persy™

Lalvin Persy™ has a unique property in that it will not produce any SO2 during alcoholic fermentation, and also, non-perceptible amount of H2S. This makes it an ideal wine yeast for varietals such as Shiraz, Tempranillo and Pinot Noir, where it will produce wines that will fully express their varietal aromas.   The fruit characters are enhances, the freshness and aromatic persistency optimized. Lalvin Persy™ is a good fermenter, had good tolerance to alcohol and is compatible with malolactic fermentation.

The selection of Lalvin Persy™ was done through a collaborative study between Lallemand, Montpellier SupAgro and INRA Montpellier. This innovative selection technique for yeast has been patented:

«Method of control on the production of sulfites, hydrogen sulfur and acetaldehyde by yeast