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In Germany, wine-legally defined designation for a light-pressed rosé wine. The name has nothing to do with the season, but is derived from "Arbst"(Blauer Arbst = mutation of Spätburgunder). It must meet the conditions of a quality wine(PDO) or quality sparkling wine. It must come from a single single vineyard from the growing regions of Ahr, Baden, Franconia, Rheingau, Rheinhessen, Pfalz or Württemberg. The wine must be blended from a red wine variety (at least 95%) with a maximum of 5% red wine or red wine must of the same variety for the purpose of colour enhancement. Sweetening of the finished wine is only permitted with sweet reserve(grape must) of the same variety.

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