Saran wrap really does cure TCA taint
15 May 2006 by JR
Michael Alberty, Corkscrew Emporium, Urbana, IL: This past weekend I had an opportunity to try out the Saran wrap cure for a corked bottle of Herdade do Esporão, Touriga Naciona, Alentejo . We took enough Saran wrap [clingfilm] to make a ball the size of a golf ball and shoved it down the neck of the bottle so it could float in the wine. We shook the bottle a few times and waited about three minutes. I admit to being sceptical but I'll be darned if it didn't work. All of the aromas and flavours of TCA were gone. Completely. In fact, it tasted like the bottle we opened earlier in the day. There was no...

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