Austrian name for a partially fermented grape which must come exclusively from grapes harvested and processed in Austria. The name derives from the "stormy" sound of the carbonated rich Drinks off. It is an EU-wide origin protected, traditional term, therefore it must be designated with a Landweinherkunft (Bergland, Steirerland or Weinland). The existing alcohol content must be at least 1.0% vol. By the potential further possible fermentation This can increase up to 10% vol alcohol content, which is usually prevented by cooling. The Total alcoholic strength may not exceed 13.5% vol (white) or 14.5% vol (red).
For the production mainly earlier maturing grape varieties are used. Popular among others Bouvier. Müller-Thurgau, Pearl of Csaba ( Csaba Gyöngye ) muscatel. Green Valtellina and Zweigelt, The marketing may take place from 1 August to 31 December. Zugprostet is allowed according to customary custom not with the usual wine " cheers "- but only with" meal "done (see also under Martini ). The German counterpart is called Federweißer (Bitzler, Brauser). See also many other similar terms below must,
Complete listings of the numerous vinification measures and cellar techniques, as well as the wine-regulated wine, sparkling wine and distillate types are under the keyword winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available under the keyword wine law,
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