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typical of the variety

Varietal character or varietal typicity is the totality of all olfactory, taste and colour characteristics that are typical of a particular grape variety in a wine. In the case of old wines, however, this is increasingly being blurred. The aroma (primary aroma) is particularly characteristic of certain varieties. These are, for example, all varieties of Muscatel(Muscatel = grape) or Traminer(roses, spices). The second group has a discreet but also characteristic aroma, such as Cabernet Sauvignon (currant or blackcurrant), Müller-Thurgau (Muscatton), Riesling (peaches, apricots) and Sauvignon Blanc(grassy). Some varieties are called bouquet varieties because of certain aromatic substances.

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