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Squint

Old Saxon name for a wine made from red and white grape varieties. It is analogous to one mixed sentence, this designation is reserved for Austria. The winery Judge Vincenz in Meißen (Saxony) this name had been protected as a brand name. In the meantime it can (only) in the growing area Saxony can be used freely. The Saxon pronunciation for "schoolchildren" is believed to be the origin, since this is only this inexpensive wine Zechwein in contrast to the predicate wines of the wealthy (the "gentlemen"). A second interpretation refers to the fact that the wine "shimmers" in the glass. The wine corresponds to that regarding the joint processing of white and red grapes or their mash Rotling (Germany), the Schiller (Switzerland) and the Schillerwein (Württemberg). It is not a wine law Rose, since only EU red wine varieties are permitted under EU law.

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