TARTARIC ACID ADDITIONS

(Added as KHTa Powder)

(3.8 grams per Gallon = lowers .1 pH / raises TA 1 g/L or .1 ppt. TA)

TO LOWER THE pH BY .1

100 lbs. Grapes

(about 8 Gal.

by Volume)

1000 lbs. Grapes

(about 80 Gal.

by Volume)

2000 lbs. Grapes

(about 160 Gal.

by Volume)

30.4 grams

304.0 grams

608.0 grams

 

TO LOWER THE pH BY .1

1/2 gallon

1.99 grams

1 gallon

3.80 grams

3 gallon

11.10 grams

5 gallon

18.90 grams

6 gallon

22.70 grams

7.75 gallons

29.30 grams

15.5 gallons

58.60 grams

55.0 gallons

207.90grams

60 gallons

226.80 grams

 

p.s.- We've noticed that these amounts of Tartaric Acid increase the acidity
by about 1/3 more than expected!

Therefore, always do lab trials on a small quantity, before adjusting your total volume of wine.