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Weißherbst

In Germany common name for a light rosé wine. It may be used for quality wine or quality sparkling wine or Prädikatswein. The name has nothing to do with the season, but is derived from the variety name "Arbst"(Blauer Arbst = mutation Spätburgunder). The wine must be made from a single red wine variety and at least 95% from light-pressed grape must. It may be blended with a maximum of 5% red wine or red wine must of the same grape variety to improve its colour. The most common varieties arePinot Noir, Blauer Portugieser andPinot Meunier.

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