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main wine

main wine (GB)
Previously common name for a outstanding wine of a special the vintage, Today this is a not exactly defined name without wine-legal meaning for a wine of special or the first quality (flagship, flagship, Premium wine, Signature wine), or for the quantitatively most important product of a producer, which is not necessarily the best quality. For the former is the name in France Grand Vin in use, which are somewhat simpler wines than second wine designated. Likewise, however, main wine refers to a wine that is the main or dominant ingredient in a Cuvée (a blend) is used. See also under Vintage year and Premium wine,

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