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Jeropiga

Portuguese name (also Geropiga or Geropica) for a very sweet picked grapes produced grape, whose fermentation after a short time by adding Aguardente ( spirits or Tresterbrand ) is stopped. This "Vinho Licoroso" ( Fortified ) has a alcohol content from 15 to 20% vol and is bottled after clarification. An unsweetened, concentrated by evaporation grape must but is also referred to as Jeropiga and in this form gespriteten wines such as simpler variants of port wine to the sweeten added. In South Africa it is called fortified grape Jerepigo, All names are derived from the Greek "hiera picra", which used to be called sweet, alcoholic medicines.

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