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For wine style, see Classic.

Designation used in many countries for a special type of winemaking or for a particular style of wine, but which has no EU-wide significance. Basically, it means that a wine has been produced "in the old and traditional way", which can be quite different depending on the wine-growing country and wine-growing region.

Quality designation Germany

In Germany, the new quality designation "Classic" was introduced with the 2000 vintage. The initiative was taken by the German Winegrowers' Association and supported by the DWI (German Wine Institute). The designation applies to dry wines of superior quality typical of the region (quality wines and Prädikat wines). The wine must be made from a...

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