Bentonite - KWK - 5 lbs.

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Recommended for use in the following applications


White Wine, Rosé, Fruit Wine for protein removal and heat stability.

When to Use

Usually post-fermentation.  Rack in 1-2 weeks. Allow 3 weeks to settle before bottling.

Preparation & Use Instructions

Bentonite requires that a slurry be made up a day in advance. Measure out a 750 ml. bottle of water, and heat it to boiling. Slowly stir in 1 oz. of Bentonite. Mix it thoroughly for about one minute in a blender and funnel back into the 750 ml. wine bottle. Close with a silicone or latex stopper and let it stand for a day. Shake up the slurry to thoroughly mix it back into solution and then thoroughly stir 1/4 cup into each five gallons of wine. Rack as usual after 1 to 2 weeks.

Rate of Use

1/4 cup of slurry per 5 gallons.

Molecular Charge and Molecular Targets

Negatively charged.  Attracts proteins and anthocyanin color compounds.

How to Use


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Pickup Locations Available for This Item

The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.

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How to Return Goods for Refund

All our supplies are guaranteed for one year. Request for refunds occurring more than 30 days after the date of purchase on non-defective goods may be granted as a store credit if the goods are returned in their original condition. Yeast is perishable and should be refrigerated on arrival. No refunds are allowed on sales of living organisms such as yeast and bacteria.