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fortified wine

wine for distilling (GB)

Designation (also basic wine ) for a wine used for the production of alcohol or brandy is used. For this purpose, suitable acid-emphasized grape varieties such as for example Airén. Baco Blanc. Colombard. Folignan. Folle Blanche. Graisse. Jurancon Blanc. Mauzac Blanc. Mauzac Rose. Meslier Saint-François. Montils. Select and Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ) used. It is a fermented wine with minimal content residual sugar on wine distillate of up to 86% vol added, creating a alcohol content from 18 to 22% vol is reached. This is followed by another one distillation, See also under spirits,

Complete lists of the numerous vinification measures or cellar techniques, as well as the 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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