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Re: Filtration

Post by MigSU »

Shouldn't the metal filters do that? :o
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Re: Filtration

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MigSU wrote:Shouldn't the metal filters do that? :o
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Re: Filtration

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I use a stainless steel coffee filter to very good effect, but it does let through some extremely fine particles in younger Ports. For mature Vintage Port, or any mature Port that throws a crust, my very strong preference is good storage, minimal disturbance and freehand decanting under good light. You might lose part of a glass in what remains in the bottle, but the wine has touched nothing that could possibly taint or affect its flavour.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"
Ernest H. Cockburn
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