Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA for short) - Translated as "dry berry select picking" designates a late harvest, Botrytis picking, where the berries have started to shrivel on the vine, concentrating the sugars).
Trocken - Since Austria joined the European Union on January 1, 1995, trocken means less than 0.9 percent residual sugar. This effectively means that trocken wines from Austria are always dry, since their crisp acidity easily masks this amount of sweetness.
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Trocken: German for "dry."
Troisième cru: A French term meaning third growth, a Médoc category specified in the Classification of 1855.
Ullage: The space in any wine storage container that develops as wine ages and evaporates.
Trocken - dry wine with a quantity of residual sugar lesser than 9 grams per liter
Halbtrocken - demi-sec wine with a quantity of residual sugar lesser than 18 grams per liter. It should be observed that because of the high acidity of German wines, halbtrocken practically have a dry taste ...
And you thought beerenauslese was bad! Trockenbeerenauslese means dry berry selection, and refers to the process of picking only the dried, or raisin grapes. They're then used to make the best German dessert wines in the world.
Trocken - German for "dry".
Trokenbeerenauslese - German for "dry berry selected". A type of German wine made from vine-dried grapes. Such grapes can be so rare that it can take a skilled picker a day to gather enough for just one bottle.
Trockenbeerenaulese: The sweetest German white wines made from late-harvested grapes that have chriveled into raisin-like berries.
TUN: Extremely large cask for storing wine - some may hold up to 300,000 bottles' worth.
Trockenbeerenauslese: The highest category of sweet dessert wine produced in Germany. Meaning "dry berry selection," it indicates that the raisined berries are individually picked to insure that only fully raisin dried grapes are used for the wine.
Trocken (Ger.) Dry.
Trockenbeerenauslese German and Austrian quality wine category, meaning 'selected dried berries'. Individually selected, shrivelled, over-ripe grapes are cut from the bunches. High must weights are laid down, and the resulting wines are normally lusciously sweet and rich.
German term for 'dry'.
If you ever buy old fine wines, you'll be interested in the ullage level: it refers to the loss of wine from the bottle with time¾the gap between the cork and the surface of the wine.
German for dry.
One of the Pradikate of the Q.m.P. as defined by German Wine Law, literally meaning 'selected dried berries'. Premium German sweet wine. Generally this wine is expensive and rare. This wine is not made in every years' vintage.
Trocken - (TROCK-en)
German for "dry." Usually seen on the label of modern efforts to produce traditional German quality wines in a new style without residual sugar, more closely approximating the French and Italian style of dry table wines. In my opinion, few have been particularly successful.
Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA, very rare, made from handpicked raisinated grapes, only released twice in a decade)
Eiswein (made from late harvest grapes that froze on the vine)
In Austria (in ascending order of must weight of the grapes, measured in Kosterneuberger Mostwaage degrees): ...
 Trocken German for "dry".
 Trockenbeerenauslese A German term meaning approximately "harvest of selected dry berries". A type of German wine made from grapes affected by noble rot. Such grapes can be so rare that it can take a skilled picker a day to gather enough for just one bottle.
Trockenbeerenauslese wines are intensely sweet and rich late harvest dessert wines which are made from botrytis-affected grapes.
Eiswein is made from grapes which are harvested after they have frozen on the vine.
The richest, sweetest and most expensive German noble rot wines are the Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA). This type of dessert wine often has honey, pineapple and apricot flavors, often earning them the term "unctuous".
Sammelbezeichnung (auch Extrakt, Trockenextrakt) für die Summe aller Substanzen und Stoffe, die gelöst im Wein vorkommen und bei einer Destillation (Verdampfen) des wässrig-alkoholischen Teils zurückbleiben.
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Brut is a French term for dry Champagne; extra-dry sparkling wines are actually sweeter than brut; demi-sec refers to a medium-sweet to sweet wine. Trocken is the German word for dry; halbtrocken is half-dry. Secco is Italian for dry, abboccato for slightly sweet.
There are vineyards in both Germany and Austria, where pinot blanc may be called Weissburgunder and is even made into a trockenbeerenauslese version. There is also much pinot blanc planted in Eastern Europe.
Its classification from dry to sweet gives it an entirely different cultural slant from its French counterparts, with the perfumed, sweet styles ranging from auslese to trockenbeerenauslese in great demand.
The most famous examples are the French Sauternes (usually primarily Semillon) and German Berrenauslese or Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA for short! Usually White Riesling). In the new world some very fine examples are produced that may be called Late Harvest, Botrytis or have a proprietary name.
A fungus that attacks the skin of grapes, causing water to evaporate and thus increasing the sugar content. It is key to the production of great sweet wines such as Sauterne (from France), Trockenbeerenauslese (from Germany) and many new world ‘stickies'.
Botrytis. Also known as 'noble rot'. A fungus that attacks the skin of grapes, causing water to evaporate and thus increasing the sugar content. It is key to the production of great sweet wines such as Sauterne (from France), Trockenbeerenauslese (from Germany) and many new world 'stickies'.
Many of the world's greatest dessert wines, such as French Sauternes, German Trockenbeerenauslese, and Hungarian Tokaji Aszú are the products of this truly Noble Rot. If conditions are not just right, instead of Noble Rot, the grapes undergo Grey Rot, which means that they just rot.
Thus the fresh, acid, dry wines from Alsace contrast strongly with the much sweeter, lighter, often highly aromatic wines of Germany culminating in the botrytis and/or frost affected Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein styles of the Rheingau.
The various Prädikate reflect the ripeness of the grape and, therefore, the sweetness of the wine. In order of increasing sugar content, they are Kabinett (ripe harvest), Spätlese (late harvest), Auslese (selected late harvest), Beerenauslese (selected overripe), and Trockenbeerenauslese (from ...