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pirate (F)
piratería (ES)
piraat (N)
pirata (I)
pirata (PO)
Designation for an additionally received wine with a blind tasting whose identity or presence is unknown to the tasters or differs from the theme of the tasting. This can be, for example, in the tasting of exclusively Riesling wines another grape, in a vintage tasting another vintage, in wines of a particular region or country of another origin or be a different price for wines of a certain price range. One of the main reasons is to increase and also to examine the attention and objectivity of tasters. This custom became popular from the 1970s, especially at Bordeaux tastings, where you pirates mainly from Spain, California or Australia einschleuste. In some cases, these pirate wines were so successful that they gained worldwide recognition and became famous. The most famous example of this is the first organized in 1976 Paris Wine Tasting, See also below double sample. triangle test and wine review,

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