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varietal wine

from a single grape variety (GB)
d' un seul cépage (F)
di un' unica varietà (I)

See below unmixed,

Name (also varietal) for a wine that is 100% of a single vine was pressed. Are other grape varieties (if only slightly) involved, one can not speak strictly speaking of "sorted", although in a clearly dominant grape variety colloquially also the term is used sort of pure. However, the term is not regulated by wine law. Within the EU, however, there is a wine law regulation for the naming of grape varieties on the label, If a single grape variety is specified there,...

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