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English name for cult wine; look there.

Popular, but imprecise name for a wine of outstanding quality. It has no meaning in terms of wine law and there are no general criteria regarding origin, Wine type or winemaking, A common feature is that such wines were initially produced contrary to existing regulations (grape varieties, winemaking methods, etc.) and were therefore outclassed (eg. country wine ). They are often produced in small numbers with elaborate methods and are very...

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