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sélection de grains nobles (F)

Term for wines from fully ripe and partly (but not necessarily) botrytisiertem Grape groves, which at the vintage specially selected (read) is. Not only individual grapes are selected manually but even single berries manually. There are different wine legislation in each country to designate a wine as Beerenauslese. The criteria are usually a minimum amount Mostgewicht as well as the condition of the grapes. Beerenauslese is in Germany and Austria (for concrete conditions see there) a special type of wine within the quality wine category Prädikatsweine,

Such wines are usually sweet expanded. Due to the influence of botrytis is depending on the proportion of noble rot berries varietal Taste at the expense of honey notes only weak to barely pronounced. In the Swiss Wallis become berry selections as Flétri, in the Alsace as Sélection de grains nobles designated. The sweet wines from the French area Sauterne like the famous one Château d'Yquem correspond to a berry selection or even Trockenbeerenauslese, which is the next level most of the weight.

All aids, works and measures in the vineyard during the growth cycle one finds below Weingarten Care, Complete listings of the numerous cellar techniques, as well as a list of wine-regulated wine, sparkling wine and distillate types are under the keyword winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available under the keyword wine law,

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