Sorbic Acid

Anti-microbial and preservative used primarily in sweet wines.

Product Specs

Used in sweet wines as an anti-microbial against fungi, bacteria and yeast growth.

  • The antimicrobial action of Sorbic Acid is used primarily against yeasts and molds.
  • Must and wine related yeasts inhibited by Sorbic Acid include species of genera Brettanomyces. Candida, Hansennla, Pichia, Saccharomyces, Torulaspora and Zygosaccharomyces.
  • Other name:  2,4-hexadienoic acid.
  • Can be added at any stage during the winemaking process, especially prior to bottling.

Packaging:  25 kg