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Kivanc

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After a 3 months of aging the orange wine I’ve made, I found that it is still quite tart as I tasted it yesterday. I added self-made strawberry juice on it. Is it ok to add this kind of thing to srike a balance between acid and sugar?
 
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The recipe you followed might help somebody with this question.

Did you add any potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate before adding the strawberry juice?

Steve
 
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Luc

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Kivanc,

Steve is right in all his comments.

Adding strawberry juice to get balance is legit in home-winemaking.
But remember that adding juice (which contain sugar) might start
a refermentation.
If fermentation starts again alcohol levels go up and that might
introduce a new imbalance....

Luc
 

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The recipe you followed might help somebody with this question.

Did you add any potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate before adding the strawberry juice?

Steve
I'm sorry I forgot to mention that I've already finished fermenting and bottled for 3 months. No, I didn't use any potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate during fermentation as I'm new to wine making.

Anyway my glass of orange wine became tasty after strawberry juice was added.
 

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