Auslese


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Auslese

(ˈausˌleɪsə)
n
(Brewing) a white wine, usually sweet, produced in Germany from individually selected bunches of very ripe grapes
[C20: from German, literally: selection]
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At the Wolf Heurigen, the Presidential Couple planted a grape vine and supped on schweinehackse, wurst, and the vinter's auslese wein.
auf die Dauer, das Leben der Volker gestaltet wird, einem Geistes namlich, der die Richtung des Auslese bestimmt" (81).
Whilst in Koblenz we offer you a wine tasting: the opportunity sampling a rare Riesling or luscious Auslese.
Also, avoid highly astringent reds such as Syrah, high acid whites such as Chablis and sweet wines such as Auslese Riesling.
Morrisons Signature Riesling Auslese 2012 from Germany's Mosel region is a semi-sweet wine that offers a nose packed with citrus aromas and hints of honey and apple.
There's details of 31 Days events plus some riesling facts, not least understanding the difference between kabinett and auslese.
But there's a reason why the lightly sweet wines like German spatlese and auslese, Rhine wines and others are frequently offered as matches with spicy foods, especially Szechuan, Indian, Thai and other Asian countries and regions.
Auslese: Meaning "selected," the grapes at the Auslese (OWS-lay-zuh) level are picked later still, when the sugar content has risen to a level that produces decidedly off-dry wine.
The great Sauternes of Bordeaux, Vendage Tardive from Alsace and Auslese wines of Germany all work on grapes that have noble rot or botrytis cinerea, that attaches the grapes late in the harvest.
It's a hell of a lot more complicated (too complicated) with levels of sweetness designated as Kabinett, Spatlese, Auslese and several more right up to Trockenbeerenauslese.
Australia may only use the names Chablis, Champagne, Graves, Manzanilla, Marsala, Moselle, Port, Sauterne, Sherry, White Burgundy, Amontillado, Auslese, Claret, Fino, Oloroso and Spatlese for 12 months after the Agreement came into force on September 1st 2010.