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Designation for a spirit drink obtained exclusively by alcoholic fermentation and distillation of a fresh fleshy fruit or the fresh must of this fruit (with or without stones), of berries or of vegetables. The sales denomination shall be brandy preceded by the name of the basic product, such as apple spirit, pear spirit (the name Williams is permitted only if this specific aromatic pear variety is used), fig spirit, cherry spirit (or cherry), mirabelle spirit, peach spirit, plum spirit or plum brandy (or slivovitz), grape spirit, rowan berry spirit and juniper berry spirit. The colloquial term Edelbrand has no legal meaning and does not imply any difference in terms of production or quality

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