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Sweetening Wine Without Refermentation
Craig Mason — St. Peters, Missouri asks,
I have done malolactic fermentation (MLF) on several wines and know that adding potassium sorbate to the wine can cause an incurable fault of geranium smelling wine. I have some wines that have gone through MLF and could benefit from being just a bit sweeter — one being an apple wine. I do not have the capability to sterile filter. Is there a way to make these sweeter and be assured that I won’t get refermentation?