Must weight

Must weight is a metric for natural sugar content of grape juice before fermentation begins. The sugar level is an important factor in deciding when to harvest grapes. It can be measured using a spectrometer or a hydrometer and in Germany is recorded in degrees...

Prädikat or Qualitatswein mit Prädikat (QmP), Germany

Prädikat or Quälitatswein mit Prädikat is a German term for the highest category of the country’s quality wines, classified in ascending order according to the must weight of the grapes used to make them: Kabinett. | Spätlese. | Auslese. | Beerenauslese. |...