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The appliance you have purchased is a wine
cellar (or wine-cooler), a professional product
designed exclusively for storing wine.
1.After unpacking the appliance, make sure
it is not damaged and that the door closes
properly. Any damage must be reported to
the dealer within 24 hours of delivery of the
2.Wait at least two hours before switching the
appliance on, to ensure that the refrigerant
circuit is fully efficient.
3.Installation and the electrical connection
must be carried out by a qualified technician
according to the manufacturer’s instructions
and in compliance with the local safety
4.Clean the inside of the appliance before
using it.
To get the most out of your new appliance,
read the user instructions thoroughly.
They describe the appliance in full and
provide useful wine storage tips.
Keep this handbook for future
1. Imballo
The packing material is 100% recyclable and
bears the recycling symbol. For disposal,
comply with the local regulations. Keep the
packing materials (plastic bags, polystyrene
parts, etc.) out of the reach of children, as they
are a potential source of danger.
2. Scrapping/Disposal
The appliance is manufactured using
recyclable material.
This appliance is marked in compliance with
European Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
By ensuring the correct disposal of this
appliance, you can help prevent potentially
negative consequences for the environment
and the health of persons.
This appliance does not contain CFCs. The
refrigerant circuit contains R134a (HFC) or
R600a (HC) (see the rating plate inside the
Appliances with Isobutane (R600a): isobutane
is a natural gas without environmental impact,
but is flammable. Therefore, make sure the
refrigerant circuit pipes are not damaged.
This product may contain Fluorinated
Greenhouse Gases covered by the Kyoto
Protocol; the refrigerant gas is inside a
hermetically sealed system.
Refrigerant gas: R134a has a Global Warming
Potential of (GWP) 1300.
on the appliance, or on the
The symbol
accompanying documents, indicates that this
appliance should not be treated as domestic
waste but must be taken to a special collection
centre for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.
When scrapping the appliance, make it
unusable by cutting off the power cable and
removing the doors and shelves so that
children cannot easily climb inside and become
Scrap the appliance in compliance with local
regulations on waste disposal, taking it to a
special collection centre; do not leave the
appliance unattended even for a few days,
since it is a potential source of danger for
For further information on the treatment,
recovery and recycling of this product, contact
your competent local office, the household
waste collection service or the shop where you
purchased the appliance.
• This appliance has been designed,
manufactured and marketed in compliance
- safety objectives of the “Low Voltage”
Directive 2006/95/CE (which replaces 73/23/
CEE and subsequent
- the protection
requirements of Directive
“EMC” 2004/108/EC.
Declaration of conformity
• This appliance has been designed for
preserving food and is manufactured in
compliance with Regulation (CE) No.
Electrical safety of the
appliance can only be
guaranteed if it is correctly
connected to an approved earthing system.
• Use the wine cellar only to store wines and
do not put any other type of food into it.
• The appliance must be handled and installed
by two or more persons.
• Be careful not to damage the floors (e.g.
parquet) when moving the appliance.
• During installation, make sure the appliance
does not damage the power cable.
• Make sure the appliance is not near a heat
• To guarantee adequate ventilation,
leave a space on both sides and above
the appliance and follow the installation
• Keep the appliance ventilation openings
• Do not damage the appliance refrigerant
circuit pipes.
• Install and level the appliance on a floor
strong enough to take its weight and in a
place suitable for its size and use.
• Install the appliance in a dry and wellventilated place.
The appliance is arranged for operation
in places where the temperature comes
within the following ranges, according to the
climatic class given on the rating plate. The
appliance may not work properly if it is left
for a long time at a temperature outside the
specified range.
Climatic Class Amb. T. (°C)
from 10 to 32
from 16 to 32
from 16 to 38
from 16 to 43
• Do not store explosive substances such as
aerosol cans with a flammable propellant in
this appliance.
• Do not store or use petrol, flammable liquids
or gas in the vicinity of this or other electrical
appliances. The fumes can cause fires or
• Do not use mechanical, electric or chemical
means other than those recommended by
the Manufacturer to speed up the defrost
• Do not use or place electrical devices inside
the appliance compartments if they are
not of the type expressly authorised by the
• This appliance is not intended for use by
persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities,
or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance
by a person responsible for their safety.
• To avoid the risk of children becoming
trapped and suffocating, do not allow them
to play or hide inside the appliance.
• Before carrying out any maintenance or
cleaning operation, unplug the appliance or
disconnect it from the power supply.
• “The bulb used inside the appliance
is specifically designed for domestic
appliances and is not suitable for
general room lighting within the home
(EC Regulation 244/2009)”.
The Manufacturer declines any liability if
the above advice and precautions are not
Amb. T. (°F)
from 50 to 90
from 61 to 90
from 61 to 100
from 61 to 110
• Make sure the voltage specified on the rating
plate corresponds to that of your home.
• Do not use single/multi adapters or
extension cords.
• For the water connection, use the pipe
supplied with the new appliance; do not
reuse that of the previous appliance.
• Power cable modification or replacement
must only be carried out by qualified
personnel or by After-sales Service.
• It must be possible to disconnect the
appliance from the power supply by
unplugging it or by means of a mains twopole switch installed upstream of the socket.
• If large amounts of wine are put in the
appliance, it may take several days for it to
reach a constant temperature.
• Caution! The storage temperature must
never drop below +6°C.
• When the appliance is working, drops of dew
or frost may form on the inner liner wall. This
depends on the operation. There is no need
to scrape the frost off or dry off the dew. The
back wall defrosts automatically. The defrost
water is automatically conveyed to a drain
hole, and then collected in a container where
it evaporates.
• The bottles can be stored neatly on the
wooden racks. Each shelf can bear a
maximum weight of 40 Kg.
Remember when arranging
• Place the bottles in a central position on the
• When closing the door make sure that the
bottles do not touch the glass door.
• Caution: highly concentrated alcohol must
be kept hermetically closed and in a vertical
• Because of the circulation of air in the
refrigerator, different temperature zones form:
the colder zones are those near the back
wall, the warmer zones are close to the door
• Always store bottled wines individually and
not in cases or cardboard boxes.
• The recommended quantities of 0.75 l
Bordeaux type bottles are as follows:
- h 1400: 88 bottles;
- h 1600: 101 bottles;
- h 1800: 119 bottles.
However, the appliance itself has been built
to withstand the following loads:
- h 1400: 102 bottles MAXIMUM;
- h 1600: 124 bottles MAXIMUM;
- h 1800: 140 bottles MAXIMUM.
To obtain the maximum load refer to the
following pictures:
Wine storage
A well-known characteristic of wine is that it can be stored over time:
in the correct location, white wines can be stored for about two years
after their vintage although ideally they should be drunk within one
year. While light red wines can be stored for up to two years, fullbodied reds will age well for 10 years and dessert wines even up to
twenty years.
When you buy a bottle of wine, transfer it to your wine cellar or other
suitable place immediately.
There are three main factors that weigh on the process from grape
cultivation to harvesting and fermentation: light, humidity and ambient
temperature. To ensure the taste of the wine matures to its peak and
the aroma remains unaltered, it must be stored with the right interaction of these three factors.
Storage location
Not everyone has a basement suitable for use as a cellar.
Technology has only recently come up with an effective
substitute for a natural cellar. Your new wine cellar is a
special appliance designed specifically to hold and store
wines properly. Indeed, it should only be used for your
favourite bottles of wine, not for fruit, vegetables and tins. In
this way, you can store and age any kind of wine properly
even if you don’t have a natural wine cellar.
How to store wine
When storing your wine bottles, one golden rule not to be overlooked is that they must be laid
horizontally or at an angle to ensure the wine keeps the cork wet. Some say that this causes the
classic smell of “cork” in wine. In actual fact, keeping the cork in contact with the wine enhances its
elasticity thereby guaranteeing its continued effectiveness.
Another important factor in storing wine is how the bottles are arranged: the bottles should be
arranged at liberty by place of origin, type of wine, area of production, winery or vintage, using the
catalogue labels provided if desired. Arranging the bottles so that they can be easily identified and
selected prevents any accidental jolts which, like vibrations, can unsettle sediments and alter the
visual appearance of the wine for some time. Hence, try to move your bottles as little as possible,
allowing the wine to rest. Furthermore, don’t push the bottles so far back that they rest against the
rear wall of the cellar as this would not only interfere with the automatic defrosting function, the
water droplets collected during defrosting could also ruin the bottle labels.
Bottle racks must be made from wood as this effectively absorbs any vibrations and keeps bottles
away from the wall transmitting heat or cold.
In addition, the bottles of wine must be stored away from substances or places with strong odours
which can be easily absorbed by the wine. To this end, your new appliance has an active carbon
filter to absorb any impurities in the air.
Temperature and humidity
Temperature is a critical and vital factor during the entire life cycle of wine; it determines how well
the wine develops when matured in the bottle. To ensure optimal storage, the temperature must
be kept constant from 8 to 12 °C. Rapid, wide temperature swings must be avoided: when the
temperature is too high, the liquids dilate accelerating the ageing process whereas excessively
low temperatures (below 4 - 5 °C) can cause the precipitation of tartrates; such an imperfection
would impair the pleasant appearance of the wine. In the extreme event that the temperature
drops below 0 °C, the wine would freeze causing the cork to explode.
Humidity is also crucial in optimal wine storage: dry environments cause the cork to shrink
whereas overly damp locations cause mould and harmful microorganisms to form. Humidity must
be kept between 50% - 70%.
The cork
This is an essential part of the bottle: the quality of the cork, selected by the wine-maker, is very
important in the ageing process of the wine itself. The conditions of the cork, including corks in
bottled wine, depend solely on the process and storage standards used by the manufacturer or
Starting up the appliance
• To switch the appliance on and adjust the temperature, refer to the product sheet attached.
• For the appliance to work correctly we recommend setting the temperature according to the
indications given in the “Introduction to wine” section.
The ambient air temperature, frequency of door opening and the position of the appliance can
affect internal temperatures. The set temperature must be adjusted based on these factors
Automatic winter function
The SN climate class ensures operation of your Wine Cellar in ambient temperatures between
10°C and 32°C.
The new Automatic winter function ensures correct storage temperature of your wine in rooms with
temperatures from 6°C and above.
This function is activated automatically by an external sensor if the room temperature falls below
10°C. For room temperatures between 6 and 10°C, the internal temperature of the appliance will
be automatically set to an average of 4°C higher than the temperature of the room.
Before any cleaning or maintenance operation, unplug
the appliance from the mains or disconnect the
electrical power supply.
The wine cellar has a fully automatic defrosting
• Droplets of water on the rear wall of the appliance indicate
that the periodic automatic defrost cycle is in progress.
The defrost water is automatically routed to a drain outlet
and into a container from which it evaporates.
• Clean the defrost water drain outlet regularly using the
tool supplied with the appliance in order to ensure defrost
water is removed correctly.
• Clean the condenser at the rear of the appliance regularly
with a vacuum cleaner or a brush.
If necessary...
1.Empty the wine cellar.
2.Disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
3.Leave the door partly open (approx. 3-4mm) to prevent
the formation of mould, unpleasant odours and oxidation.
4.Clean the appliance.
• Clean the inside regularly with a sponge dampened in
warm water and/or neutral detergent. Rinse and dry with
a soft cloth. Do not use abrasive products.
• Clean the outside with a damp cloth. Do not use
abrasive products, scourers, stain-removers (e.g.
acetone, trichloroethylene) or vinegar.
• Clean the outside of the glass with a standard glasscleaning detergent but with a damp cloth only on the
inside to prevent detergents from interfering with the
proper storage of the wine.
Active carbons
In addition to temperature, air quality is also vital in wine
storage. The active carbon filter is essential in filtering the
external air, thereby assuring an adequate supply of clean
air, free of dust and odours (Figure C1).
Replacement filters are available and can be requested from
the After-sales Service.
Rack cleaning
Use a damp cloth to clean the oak racks.
Be careful not to damage the rubber seal when removing the
rack from the appliance. To that end, open the door fully.
1.The appliance is not working.
• Is there a power failure?
• Is the plug properly inserted in the socket?
• Is the double-pole mains switch on?
• Has the fuse blown?
• Is the power cord damaged?
• Is the control panel in stand-by?
2.The internal temperature is not low enough.
• Is the door shut properly?
• Are the bottles preventing the door from closing properly?
• Is the appliance installed near a heat source?
• Are the control panel settings correct?
• Are the air circulation vents blocked?
3.The temperature inside the wine cellar is too low.
• Is the control panel in stand-by?
4.The appliance is excessively noisy.
• Has the appliance been installed correctly?
• Are the pipes at the back touching or vibrating?
5.Water collects at the bottom of the cellar.
• Is the defrost water drain blocked?
Gurgling and hissing noises due to expansion in the refrigerant circuit are normal.
• your full address,
• your telephone number and area code.
Before contacting the After-sales Service:
1.check first if you can solve the problem by
yourself (see “Troubleshooting guide”).
2.Switch the appliance on again to see if the
problem recurs. If it does, disconnect the
appliance from the power supply and wait for
about an hour before switching it on again.
3.If the problem persists after this course of
action, contact After-sales Service.
The direction of door opening can be
changed. If this operation is performed by
After-sales Service it is not covered by the
• the nature of the problem,
• the model,
• the Service number (the number after the
word SERVICE on the data plate on the
inside of the appliance),
• Install the appliance away from heat sources. Installation in a hot place, near heat sources
(radiators, cookers) or direct exposure to the sun will increase energy consumption and should
be avoided.
• If this is not possible, respect these minimum distances:
- 30 cm from coal or oil stoves;
- 3 cm from electric and/or gas cookers.
• For optimum operation, ensure:
- a space of at least 5 cm above the appliance;
- a distance of at least 4 cm from the rear wall;
- place other cabinets at a suitable distance from the appliance to allow at least some air
• Install the appliance level (adjust the front feet if necessary) in a dry and well-aired place.
• Clean the inside.
• Insert the accessories supplied.
Electrical connection
• The electrical connections must comply with the local regulations.
• Voltage and power input are specified on the rating plate inside the appliance.
• Regulations require the appliance to be earthed. The manufacturer declines any liability
for injury or damage resulting from failure to observe the above rules.
• If the plug and socket are not of the same type, have the socket replaced by a qualified
• Do not use extension leads or multi-adapters.
Electrical disconnection
It must be possible to electrically disconnect the appliance by unplugging it or by means of a
double-pole switch installed ahead of the socket.
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