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Description for the typical flavour and aroma of honey in a wine. The diverse flavours with a wide range are caramel, spicy, fruity, medium sweet, cinnamon, marzipan, bittersweet and aniseed. This characterises particularly sweet, often amber-coloured sweet wines made from botrytised grapes such as Beerenauslese, Trockenbeerenauslese and ice wines. See also under mead (honey wine).

honigartig - Löffel mit Honig und Biene

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