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Beerenauslese

sélection de grains nobles (F)

Description for wines from fully ripe and partly (but not mandatory) botrytisiertem Grapes that are at the vintage is specially selected (read out). Not only individual grapes are selected, but even individual berries are laboriously selected. There are different wine-law provisions in the individual countries to be able to describe a wine as a berry selection. The criteria are usually a minimum amount Mostgewicht as well as the condition of the grapes. Berries selection is in Germany and Austria (see specific conditions there) a special type of wine within the quality wine category Prädikatsweine,

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

All tools, work and measures in the vineyard during the growth cycle can be found at Weingarten Care, Complete lists of the numerous cellar techniques, as well as a list of wine, sparkling wine and distillate types regulated by wine law are under the keyword winemaking contain. There is extensive wine law information under the keyword wine law,

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