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APOLLO™ tank imports

The APOLLO™ can be used as a fermentation tank for red and white wines, and its unique properties make it ideal for long term storage of wine.

  • - Cost effective compared to Steel, Wood or Concrete tanks.
  • - The egg shape causes a vortex to form in fermentation of wines resulting in more even and constant fermentation.
  • - The egg shape is Tronconic towards the top and therefore concentrates the cap of wines fermented on the skins.
  • - The internal surface is seamless.
  • - Strong, hygienic, and easy to clean.
  • - Made from a very high quality, food grade polyethelene. These tanks are BPA free and meet the very strict United States FDA & European Food Safety Regulations.

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The apollo offers a number of great advantages

  • - Cost effective compared to Steel, Wood or Concrete tanks.
  • - The internal surface is seamless.
  • - Strong, hygienic, and easy to clean.
  • - Made from a very high quality, food grade polyethelene. These tanks are BPA free and meet the very strict United States FDA & European Food Safety Regulations.

Fermentation and maturation advantages

  • - The tanks are Oxygen permeable at a rate of 10 mg per liter per year, similar to thick stave, second or third fill barrels.
  • - The tanks do not allow moisture to evaporate, so there are no losses and no routine topping required.
  • - The tanks do not give off any flavour compounds or interfere with the acidity or pH of wine fermented or stored in them.
  • - The egg shape causes a vortex to form in fermentation of wines resulting in more even and constant fermentation.
  • - The egg shape is Tronconic towards the top and therefore concentrates the cap of wines fermented on the skins.
  • - Cap management is possible by pump over or punch down.
  • - Patented Air-tight lid provides protection from fruit flies and oxygen.
  • - Moulded inserts with bolts provide for convenient and sturdy attachment of stainless steel valves and accessories.
  • - Lifting pivots allow the tank to be easily fork lifted and inverted to empty skins into the press.
  • - Tank has 2 valve openings, for draining or racking and a lid for easy access from the top.

Specifications

  • Capacity: 875 Litres
  • Calibration: Moulded graduations at 250, 500, 750 and 875 lts.
  • Dimensions: Diameter 1260 mm, Height 1270 mm
  • Weight: 41 Kg

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