wine: Wine terms
abbocattoAC or appellation contrôléea designation on the label of certain French wines, brandies, etc. guaranteeing that the contents meet established standards, as type of grape and location of vineyard amabileamontilladoa medium dry Spanish sherry, not as pale in colour as a fino AOC or appellation d'origine contrôléeaszúAusbruchAuslesea white wine, usually sweet, produced in Germany from individually selected bunches of very ripe grapes BauméBeerenauslesebotrytisa fungus of this genus, Botrytis cinerea, which causes noble rot botrytizedBrixbrutcreamcrianzacru bourgeoiscru classécuvéean individual batch or blend of wine demi-secdessert winea sweet wine, usually a white wine, that is served with dessert DOC or denominazione di origine controllataDOCG or denominazione di origine controllata e garantitadolcedryEinzellageEisweinerzeugerabfüllungestate bottledflorfinoa very dry sherry fortified winewine treated by the addition of brandy or alcohol, such as port, marsala, and sherry garrafeiragrand crugran reservaGrosslagehalbtrockenKabinetta dry, usually white, wine produced in Germany, made from mature grapes with no added sugar late harvestLBV or Late-Bottled Vintage (Port)malmseya sweet Madeira wine malolactic fermentationmanzanillaa very dry pale sherry mediummedium-drymedium-sweetméthode champenoisemoelleuxmousseuxnoble rotNV or non-vintageOechsleolorosoa full-bodied golden-coloured sweet sherry organicpale creampassitopétillantplonkalcoholic drink, usually wine, esp of inferior quality pourriture nobleprädikatpremier cruputtonyosQbA, Qualitätswein bestimmter Anbaugebiet, or QualitätsweinQmP or Qualitätswein mit Prädikatreciotorécoltereservaroséany pink wine, made either by removing the skins of red grapes after only a little colour has been extracted or by mixing red and white wines riservaRuby Portsecseccosecond wineSektany of various German sparkling wines sin crianzaSigle Quinta Portsoleraa system for aging sherry and other fortified wines, in which younger wines in upper rows of casks are used to top up casks of older wines stored below in order to produce a consistently aged blend sparkling winea wine made effervescent by carbon dioxide gas, introduced artificially or produced naturally by secondary fermentation Spätlesea wine, usually white, produced in Germany from grapes which have been allowed to ripen for longer than usual spumantean Italian sparkling white wine sur liesweethaving a relatively high sugar content; not dry table winea wine considered suitable for drinking with a meal TafelweinGerman table wine tanninTawny Portterroirthe combination of factors, including soil, climate, and environment, that gives a wine its distinctive character tintotrockenTrockenbeerenauslese or TBAvarietala wine labelled with the name of the grape from which it is pressed VDQS or Vin Délimité de Qualité Supérieurevendage tardivevieilles vignesvigneronvignoblevin de paysthe third highest French wine classification: indicates that the wine meets certain requirements concerning area of production, strength, etc vin de tablethe classification given to a French wine that does not meet the requirements of any of the three higher classifications vin doux naturelvin grisvino da tavolavintagethe wine obtained from a harvest of grapes, esp in an outstandingly good year, referred to by the year involved, the district, or the vineyard WeingutWeissherbstWinzergenossenschaft ▷ See wine
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