Master the art of second fermentation with Ecolys: 3 tips for perfect bubbles

In the demanding world of winemaking, every step of the process counts, and second fermentation is no exception

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Champagne, Crémant and other sparkling wine producers face major technical and operational challenges during the crucial tirage and second fermentation stage, whether using the traditional or Charmat method. With the Ecolys Second Fermentation solution, you can now free yourself from traditional constraints and improve the quality of your wines. Discover three essential tips for getting the most out of this technology, as well as an overview of the support offered by Vivelys.

1. Customized automation: a personal touch in every batch

Ecolys® Second Fermentation offers full or partial automation, allowing you to tailor the process to your specific needs. By adjusting temperature, oxygen level and fermenter agitation according to the actual yeast population, you have full control over the process. Go further and experiment with the addition of nutrients, must or base wine, for the production or preservation of yeast. 

2. Optimize your second fermentation protocol: save time without compromising quality

Carefully follow the steps in this protocol to automate the yeast production process in just 26 hours. By saving 4 to 6 working days, you'll free up time and reduce the need for frequent weekend trips, while guaranteeing exceptional results for your vintages.

3. Real-time monitoring and visual analysis: security and peace of mind

One of the outstanding features of Ecolys is the ability to monitor biomass evolution in real time. Use this feature for instant visual analysis, ensuring the stability and consistency of the yeast population. This real-time monitoring provides the flexibility to adjust the parameters of the second fermentation process along the way, ensuring consistent quality throughout the winemaking process.

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Personalized support

In addition to advanced functionalities, support and guidance throughout the use of Ecolys® is a key factor in its success. Benefit from comprehensive theoretical and practical training, as well as face-to-face support from experts during your first production run. The dedicated Ecolys® team is there to answer your questions and guide you through the implementation process. With personalized support, you can maximize your chances of success and take full advantage of the power of Ecolys® Second Fermentation. 

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