Flotation Can Expedite Juice Clarification, Improve Quality
Major benefits in comparison to other clarification methods are savings in time and labor.
Oct 2012 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Winemakers are showing renewed interest in flotation, a juice clarification technology that offers potential benefits compared with more common clarification processes. Clarification, the removal of suspended solids from pressed juice prior to fermentation, is primarily performed on juice for white and Rosé wine production. Clarification can enable more efficient fermentation, result in wine with cleaner and fruitier aromas and reduce the danger of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) formation. Comm...
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