- 16 December 2011
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For red wines, the first phase of fermentation is done with the grapes (the skins, pips and sometimes stalks) and juice, then separating the juice / wine from grapes: the devatting.
Devatting a cement tank
For older tanks, the devatting is done manually at the fork. It is work hard enough : you must go fast not to breathe too much alcohol vapor (even if the ventilator brings fresh air, you quickly feel dizzy). If you have the opportunity to observe this step, please do not hesitate, this way of working is likely to disappear gradually.. A small preview is brought to you on the next video :