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stages (GB)
Term (also called bowing) for the former leaching of a wine barrel to eliminate all taste influences. Hot steam was fed into the barrel, then the barrel was closed and cooled. The liquid residue was pulled out of the walls by the resulting vacuum. See also under wet preservation,

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