Fining is a process that clears your wine after fermentation is complete. It also stabilizes the wine by speeding up the formation and precipitation of excess tannins, unstable proteins and other microscopic matter that could form after the wine is bottled. When a fining agent is introduced to the wine, it binds to these particles, and both fall out as sediment. Fining agents accomplish this through “polarity.” By introducing a fining agent…
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