Clarification early after fermentation end is an important step to assure cleanness of the wines and their stability and to prevent wine disorders. The subsequent filtration is considerably improved, expenses are reduced. At the same time, certain treatment agent combinations lead to a certain balancing, positively affecting sensory evaluation, already during clarification. Bentonite is a multi-layer clay mineral for protein adsorption and clarification. Raw material selection and processing determine the purpose of application.