MLF and Elderberry Wine

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  1. Jul 20, 2019 #1

    Chuck Rairdan

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    Anyone ever do malolactic fermentation on elderberry wine? Going for a burly batch and thinking MLF would help round it out.
     
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    cmason1957

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    I don't think there is much malic acid in elderberries. It might be worthwhile to do a chromotograpy on your wine to verify that.
     
  3. Jul 21, 2019 #3

    Chuck Rairdan

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    That makes sense, probably heavier on the tartaric side
     

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