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sugar content

sugar The content of sugar as a key ingredient in the grapes is by means of Mostgewicht in KMW (Austria) or Oechsle (Germany). In the two countries, so to speak, the sugar content in the berries is a criterion for the Prädikatswein stages, The sugar in the grape is the basis for fermentation, in which a conversion into alcohol and carbon dioxide he follows. From a certain alcohol content the die yeasts off and finish the fermentation, The upper limit of the possible alcohol content is about 16 to 18%, when using turbo yeast in the fermentation to about 20% vol. The associated lower limit residual sugar in the wine is usually about 0.

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