Auslese

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German[edit]

Riesling Auslese

Etymology[edit]

aus (out of) +‎ Lese (harvest) (obviously cognate with lesen (to read, select, pick), which yields a high-quality connotation)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Auslese f (genitive Auslese, plural Auslesen)

  1. selection, choice, pick
  2. Auslese (lit.: selected harvest). A (usually white) wine made from selected grapes which are fully ripe or even botrytized and purposefully harvested very late, so as to be extra sweet.
  3. A quality category in German wine classification.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Auslese in Duden online
  • Auslese in DWDS (Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache)