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In German-speaking countries, a common designation for a certain content of residual sugar in wine, which can optionally be indicated on the label (the term semi-sweet used in the past is no longer permissible). In Germany and Austria, this applies to wines if the value exceeds the value valid for semi-dry (12 g/l or, depending on the acidity, 18 g/l), but does not exceed 45 g/l (from then on, the flavour sweet applies). See for the other flavours under sugar content.

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