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sulfites

Salts and ester the sulphurous acid. The term is colloquially for sulfur or sulfur dioxide used. In the winemaking become the sulfur compounds pyrosulphite and metabisulfite used as an antioxidant. Since 2005, all wines containing more than 10 mg / l of sulfur must be on label the note "contains sulfites" or "contains sulfur dioxide". However, this value can hardly be undershot and can therefore be found on almost every label. See the maximum permissible limits and different per wine type below sulphurous acid,

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