Campden Tablets (10s)
There are two uses for Campden Tablets (potassium metabislfute):
- BEFORE FERMENTATION: Works as a sanitizer to control spoilage bacteria and indigenous wild yeast that may already be present on the fruit and in the winery.
- AFTER FERMENTATION: Works as a stabilizer, preservative, and anti-oxidant. Helps preserve color and clarity.
Typical usage prior to fermentation: 2 tablets per gallon of grape wine, fruit wine, or cider. This equals approximately 60 ppm free SO2.
Typical usage after fermentation: 5 tablets per gallon (1 tablet per 750ml bottle) of grape wine, fruit wine, or cider. This equals approximately 150 ppm free SO2.