Lalvin RC212™
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae cerevisiae)

For Pinot noir with color and structure

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

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Product details

RC212 was selected by the Bureau Interprofessional des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) in Burgundy for its ability to ferment a traditional style Burgundian Pinot Noir. A favourite amongst Pinot Noir producers, RC212 consistently produces Pinot Noir with structure, ripe cherry, bright fruit and spicy characteristics. Lighter red varieties benefit from the improved colour extraction. One of the leading yeast strains for Pinot Noir

Selected by Selected by the B.I.V.B. - Bourgogne, France

Wine types


Technical information

  • General sensory contribution: Enhance varietal characters
  • Competitive factor: Neutral
  • Minimum temperature: 18 °C
  • Maximum temperature: 30 °C
  • Nutritional needs: High
  • MLF compatibility: Recommended
  • SO2production: Low
  • Fermentation rate: Moderate
  • Alcohol tolerance: 16 %
  • Glycerol production: Moderate

Product documentation


  • Pinot Meunier
  • Pinot Noir: Red fruit, Color stability