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  1. J

    Bentonite not setteling

    Hi, after sending our wine to the laboratory, they advised us to add bentonite to clear some remaining proteins. We have two wines, a pinot noir (white) and a chardonnay. The pinot noir cleared up just fine after 10 days or so after we added the bentonite. The chardonnay is still cloudy. Any...
  2. bstnh1

    Heavy sediment before fermentation

    I started a WE California Chardonnay (Selection) yesterday. Followed the instructions, as usual. Today there's close to 2 inches of fluffy sediment on the bottom of the Fermonster I'm using for primary. For years I have kept the must temp up by setting the carboys in a wash tub filled with...