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Weißherbst

In Germany common name for a bright pressed Rose wine, She may join quality wine or. Quality sparkling wine or Prädikatswein be used. The name has nothing to do with the season, but derives from the variety name "Arbst" ( Blue Arbst = Mutation Pinot Noir). The wine must be from a single red wine variety and at least 95% light-colored grape getting produced. It may be blended with a maximum of 5% red wine or red wine must of the same grape variety for color improvement. The most common varieties are Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Blue Portuguese and black Riesling ( Pinot Meunier ).

The grape variety used must be given in conjunction with Weißherbst, for example "Pinot Noir Weißherbst". According to EU wine law, the white autumn is a specially produced form of a Rose, White autumn and rosé are not allowed together on the label be cited. Also inadmissible is an additional text "hellgekelterter red wine" or similar. Permitted is however as complementary designation " Blanc de noirs ". A white autumn corresponds Pressed DC (Austria), Kretzer (South-Tirol), Süßdruck (Switzerland) and Vin gris (France).

Complete listings of the numerous vinification measures and 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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