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egg white

egg white (GB)
blanc d`oeuf (F)
albume (I)

Probably the oldest fining agent for wine, which is already in the antiquity was used. It is added in the form of egg whites beaten to snow (the active substance is called albumin = the white), especially tart, tannin-rich and scratchy red wines to make them milder. Egg white is like everyone eiweißhältigen Electrically positively charged substances and therefore attracts negatively charged substances. See in detail under beautiful,

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