French term for the press residues, but also for those from distillation recovered Tresterbrand, The name derives from "marcher", which means "crushing" a fruit to extract sweet components. The term is the origin added. The vast majority is called "Marc de Champagne" in the Champagne generated. As with champagne only the varieties Pinot Noir. Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay used. This also becomes flavoring of truffle pralines (truffles) and in the coffee specialty Canard. Other brands include Marc d'Alsac, Marc d'Aquitaine, Marc de Beaujolauis, Marc de Bourgogne, Marc de Chardonnay, Marc de Franche-Comté, Marc de Lorraine, Marc des Côteaux de la Loire, Marc de Savoie, Marc du Bugey, Marc du Center-Est and Marc du Jura. With the addition of origin, the names are protected and France and Luxembourg Reserved. However, the name "Marc" alone is not protected and can also be used in other countries.
If the Marc is obtained from the residues of a single grape variety, so to speak, it may itself Eau-de-vie de Marc (for example, "Eau-de-vie de marc de Bourgogne"). It undergoes a double distillation and then matures in barrels of different types of wood for two to five years, which also gives different flavors and colors from straw yellow to amber result. He likes to be called digestif drinking. The largest distillery in France is the Jean Goyard company, which buys all the pomace from the winemaking of the entire region and in steam-heated, as calandre distilled designated containers. Many champagne houses take over the branded product and market the finished Marc under their own name. The liqueur wine Macvin du Jura becomes by adding Marc to grape manufactured. The “Marc” in Champagne also means the amount of 4,000 kg of grapes. The Italian counterpart to Marc is the grappa,
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