Lalvin R-HST
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

For flavour-rich, cool climate Riesling and aromatic whites.

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

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Product details

LALVIN R-HST™ was selected for its exceptional oenological properties in Riesling from trials conducted from 1991 to 1996 in the Heiligenstein region of Austria. With appropriate nutrition R-HST, enhances fresh varietal character producing crisp, citrus, lime, floral (rose) and mineral notes, and contributes body and mouthfeel for an overall complexity and elegance. LALVIN R-HST™ improves the fruity varietal characters of Riesling. Experience under Australian conditions suggest that best results are obtained with this yeast when the fruit is harvested below 12° Baumè.

Selected by Isolated in the Heiligenstein region in Austria

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Technical information

  • General sensory contribution: Enhances varietal characters, body and mouthfeel
  • Competitive factor: Active
  • Minimum temperature: 10 °C
  • Maximum temperature: 30 °C
  • Nutritional needs: Moderate
  • MLF compatibility: Recommended
  • SO2production: Low
  • Fermentation rate: Moderate
  • Alcohol tolerance: 15 %
  • Glycerol production: No info

Product documentation


  • Riesling
  • Roussanne