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Designation for characteristic and unmistakable properties of wines, which are determined by soil type, grape varieties, climatic conditions and vinification method. In viticulture, this is understood to mean the colour, smell and taste of wines. A wine typicality can be complex and can only be understood in the context of the description. For example, "typically tangy and fruity Beaujoalis Nouveau", "typically salty Sherry Manzanilla", "Trockenbeerenauslese with typical botrytis", "dry Riesling with typical petrol tone", "typically bitter Amarone", or "yellow-coloured Vin Jaune with the typical nutty aroma caused by oxidative ageing ". There are the following typicities:

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