Newbie with wine kit clearing issues

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Bettyboop1

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Hi, I've followed the instructions for a 30 bottle red wine kit after adding the wine stabiliser and finings A & B it says to leave for 7 days before syphoning into a second fermenter and stir and bottle. I'm day 6 in the leave alone period and the wine has escaped up into the airlock and around the bung. My questions are
a) did I not leave it long enough before adding the stabiliser?
b) is it just the CO2 escaping , and all is fine?
c) should I stir it now ?
e) shall I continue with the next stage syphoning ?
The hydrometer reading before fermentation was 1.090 currently its 1.009 the hydrometer nearly sunk .Hopefully someone will be able to advise me, thanks
 

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Although it's highly recommended you follow the direction until you get a few batches under your belt they can be very confusing. I assume you fermented in a bucket and transfered to a carboy at 1.009. If this is the case the wine was still fermenting and the instructions should have said to leave it for a secondary amount of time. When and if you transfered the wine you added oxygen and it probably woke up the yeast a little. If the carboy was too full it just coming through the bung and airlock. So A is yes, B is probably, C is no and E just let is set until the hydrometer is consistant for 3 days before proceeding. Too ease your mind you are fine. These are simple little mistakes that shouldn't affect the finished wine.
 
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