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deduction

to rack (GB)
soutirer (F)
travasare (I)
See below racking,

Decanting (also deducting, subtracting or moving, French soutirage) a young wine after the fermentation in another container. This will make the wine from lees (Yeast base, coarse yeast), Trub (Suspended matter), as well as undissolved parts of pulp and grape skin separated. The tapping is done by pumping over or more gently...

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