eiswein

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eiswein

(ˈaɪsˌvaɪn)
n
(Brewing) a German dessert wine made from grapes which freeze on the vine and are pressed before being given time to defrost
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Eisweins have a higher acidity level than fully botrytized wines, even though the minimum sugar content must be at least as high as that for Beerenauslese.
Eiswein: Eiswein, like Beerenauslese, are partially botrytized bunches of grapes picked after the first hard frost in which the grapes are frozen.
Eisweins have a higher acidity level than boytritized wines, even though the minimum sugar content must be at least as high as that for Beerenauslese.
In Germany, where mast eisweins are produced, freezing conditions at the crucial harvest time are iffy.
Modeled after the great eisweins of Germany, Bonny Doon's vin de glaciere (wine of the icebox) detonates in the mouth with a profusion of sweet apricot, peach, and orange blossom flavors.