A cheaper way to remove cork taint?
Chris Lake, Kent: I thought this note on A cure for cork taint? looked familiar. A quick Google search shows that a similar(?) system is in existence in USA ( http://www.vinterus.com/ and www.winerescue.com ) with a consumer version due 'any month now'. I wonder if the French version is the same as the US one which is based on activated charcoal? Careful production conditions mean that one can "tune" the surface areas of charcoal to adsorb molecules of a particular size e.g. TCA, in preference to other molecules. What will be fascinating is to see how successful this is - will it remove other molecules and...
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