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Glossary of Wine Terms

Smaragd

In the Austrian wine region Wachau, a classification of wine with a harvest must weight of at least 18.2°KMW and a finished alcohol level of at least 12.5% with no more than 8 g/l residual sugar "see "residual sugar"). These wines are usually the most rich and full-bodied (see "full-bodied") wines from the Wachau that are often made from late-harvest grapes.

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