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lyre

See below rape,

The term is used both for the residues from the grapes pressing or residues after the maceration as well as for the distilled from it fire (Pomace brandy) used.

pomace

Name for the pulpy mass of grape skins, pulp, seeds and possibly, if not previously stemming took place, also stalks after the Press, Further names are Baelisch (Mosel), Lauer, Lyre, Lor (c) ke, Lur (c) ke, Trebern, Tröber and Trasch / Träsch (Switzerland). Sometimes a distinction is made in the name: pomace = pressing residue (white wine), grains = fermentation residue (red wine). The at the maceration a red wine's floating ingredients are called marc, This can be done by machine or manually during the fermentation with the must / wine in intensive contact (see under pigeage = Submission).

Grapes of red wine grapes - in the vat and a handful

Brandy (spirits)

100 liters of mash produce about 25 kilograms of wet pomace. It consists of about 75% shells and 25% cores. Pips are also often organic fertilization used in the vineyard and red wine pomace becomes the food coloring...

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