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DC Palatinate

Abbreviation for "Districtus Controllatus Pfalz", one in the German growing area palatinate origin and quality description introduced from 2005. It stands for outstanding quality as well as an area-specific sensory profile. This applies to quality wines produced according to certain criteria from the five grape varieties Dornfelder, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc. The minimum must weights must be 75 ° Oe for Dornfelder, 75 ° Oe for Riesling and 80 ° Oe for Burgundy. The existing one alcohol content must be at least 12% vol. The white wines must not be determined by a wood note, but be fruity and typical of the area. For the salary residual sugar apply the legal limits for the dry Flavor. After the quality wine examination there is a separate exam according to the 5-point-scheme of the DLG, The DC Pfalz Commission consists of at least five examiners. The average rating must be at least three points and the majority of the examiners must judge the stylistic requirement to have been met.

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