The product data sheet that comes with the Pectolase enzyme I use is quite clear:
Do not use bentonite when adding the enzymes since they will be
Pectolase is, of course, added before fermentation.
Bentonite has several effects: it can adsorb some components and reduce color, but also remove things you want, such as your enzymes. In practice, ...
Bentonite is a fining agent (clarifier) that can either be added in moderate amounts before the fermentation or in larger amounts after the fermentation. It is a clay that is very unique because of the fact that it has a static charge that is stronger than usual. It is this property that makes Bentonite valuable as a fining agent.
Bentonite is able to ...