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Austrian term for a partially fermented grape, which must come exclusively from grapes that have been harvested and processed in Austria. The name derives from the "stormy" sound of carbonated rich Drinks. It is an EU-wide one origin protected, traditional term, therefore it must be called a country of origin (Bergland, Steirerland or Weinland). The existing alcohol content must be at least 1.0% vol. Because of the potentially still possible fermentation can increase the alcohol content to 10% vol, which is usually prevented by cooling. The Total alcoholic strength must have a maximum of 13.5% vol (white) or 14.5% vol (red).

Storm bottle on a table

Predominantly ripening grape varieties are used for production. Are popular among others Bouvier. Müller-Thurgau, Pearl of Csaba ( Csaba Gyöngye ) muscatel. Green Valtellina and Zweigelt, Marketing can take place from August 1 to December 31. According to the custom of the country, frosting must not take place with the “wine cheers "- but only with" meal "(see also under Martini ). The German counterpart is called Federweißer (Bitzler, Brauser). See also many other similar terms below must,

Complete lists of the numerous vinification measures or cellar techniques, as well as the wine, sparkling wine and distillate types regulated by wine law are under the keyword winemaking contain. There is extensive wine law information under the keyword wine law,

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