Accidentally froze a bottle of wine, now it has a white powdery substance in it?!


Question: Accidentally froze a bottle of wine, now it has a white powdery substance in it!?
I accidentally froze a bottle of wine, and now it has defrosted there is a white powder in it that looks like sugar or salt!. What is it!?Www@FoodAQ@Com


Answers:
These people are all insane for not having a clue what they are saying especially the frozen cork and the "How do you not know you froze it" person!. I have done this a million times!. All this is is called tartrates!. These are crystals that form when a wine becomes very cold and then warms!. They are harmless but do indicate a poor wine (when present at purchase) because great care is taken to remove or prevent them!. I could bore you with EXACTLY what they are but all you really need to know is that your wine will be fine!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

The white powder is cream of tartar that was suspended before freezing!. That's a natural ingredient in grapes and wine, is used in baking as a powder and will not harm you!.

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are you sure you didn't sleepwalk in the middle of the night and put some crack in there!? if not, i'm not sure what it is!. :PWww@FoodAQ@Com

The wine seemed to be corked prior to frozen, this is where the cork has degraded before bottling and a bug enzyme has deteriorated it!.

I'd be reluctand to drink itWww@FoodAQ@Com

how do you accidentally freeze something
you either put it in the freezer, or you don't!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

cream of tartar is just tartaric acid that has precipitated out of the wine and in most cases will improve the wine!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

"sounds like the pure alcohol , separate it and throw the wine away , you'll get pissed faster "Www@FoodAQ@Com

Please tell me you're not going to drink that!?Are you!?Www@FoodAQ@Com





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