Comprehensive taint investigation service
Taint or alleged taint is probably one of the most contentious subjects in the trade. Taint can arise from a plethora of sources, such as inadequately cleaned vats, tainted wood, cleaning fluids, closures, dirty bottles, proximity to odourous substances etc., or it may simply be a filtration issue or due to batch variation. This list can go on ad infinitum.
For comprehensive taint investigation, it is imperative to have access to a range of technical services.
Sophisticated analysis in our high tech lab ( GCMSMS, LCMSMS), we are able to analyse for:
We also use a wide range of sensorial techniques such as Radar diagrams, Triangle tests, Benchmarking
Also crucial to any taint investigation is our extensive knowledge of wine production, bottling and storage procedures.
We have also recently developed a method to measure aerial taints
Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation
The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com
Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207