Uses: making specialty wine. Additive to grape concentrate wines. Gives rich “plummy” flavours to wines, along with a reddish brown color. Adds tannin to bland wines. Add to wine prior to pitching yeast. Push under fermenting wine every day to keep berries moist. leave berries behind in fermenter at first racking. Use 3.25 g per L of wine (75 grams per 23 litres). 5 mL (one teaspoon) = approximately 2.5 g.
Hint: Distinctive flavour may not be appropriate to all wines.
Composition: Dried berries of the elderflower bush. Usually from Belgium, although they do grow in all temperate climates.