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Designation for a special one sweet wine which is obtained from rosinated grapes. Such wines were already in the antiquity produced. The manufacturing process is slightly different in each country. The late read grapes are often air-dried for months on straw mats, reeds (therefore also reed wine) or as shown in the picture on wooden racks. Due to the dehydration are extremely high Sugar- and Total extract values reached. In Austria this is a Prädikatswein Type, Other wines produced in the same or similar form are Commandaria from Cyprus, Samos and Vinsanto from Greece, following the procedure Passito or Recioto produced wines from Italy and the Vin de paille from France.

Straw wine - drying grapes on wooden racks

All works, techniques and measures in the vineyard during the growth cycle one finds below Weingarten Care, Complete listings of the numerous 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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