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Latin term (adsorbere = suction) for the ability of solids to attract and attach gases or dissolved particles to their surface. To a large extent have this ability. B. activated carbon. alginates. bentonite, various resins and silica sol, This is the case with the filtration and at beautiful used by wine to remove certain substances. Due to different electrical charge of filter fibers and sediments (microscopic particles) the latter are attracted and stick.

Such substances must not be stored near strong-smelling substances such as diesel oil or petroleum. Since they can naturally record ambient tones very easily, this can result in the course of the winemaking to Schönungsfehlern come. Various techniques are also based on adsorptive effects filtration of crying. By contrast, absorption is the diffusion of substances into the interior of a solid or a liquid; see under flavor absorption,

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