Tannin Complex is a proprietary cellaring and finishing product. ¬†It is a blend of proanthocyanidic (exotic woods) and ellagic (oak) tannins. ¬†It enhances structure, aids color stabilization and provides antioxidant protection. ¬†It is less reactive and more polymerized than some other tannins, thus it integrates well and provides balance. ¬†It is particularly useful in wines with up-front fruit or where smooth tannin structure is lacking.
Prior to Barrel Aging Red Wine: 0.2 - 1.1 grams/gallon
Prior to Bottling (3-6 weeks): 0.1 - 0.4 grams/gallon
During transfer or racking add Complex into the wine. ¬†Mix well to assure homogeneity. ¬†Following organoleptic
Note: ¬†Complex is best used prior to barrel aging. ¬†This encourages tannin integration in the wine over time. ¬†It may also dramatically improve a red wine when added prior to bottling. ¬†At this state, Complex should be added at least six weeks before bottling, but this may result in less throughput during filtration.
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