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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,

Description (also single-varietal) for a wine that is 100% from a single vine was pressed. If other grape varieties are involved (even if only slightly), one cannot actually speak of “varietal”, although the term varietal is also used colloquially for a clearly dominant grape variety. However, the term is not regulated by wine law. However, within the EU there is a legal regulation for the naming of grape varieties on the label, If a single grape variety is specified there, its share must be at least 85% (in the USA or Australia, for example, only 75%). The remaining 15% can be supplemented by other varieties, but do not appear on the label.

sorted - Krig with white grapes and a blue grape

Pure wines play mainly in the German-speaking...

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