According to German and California standards for residual sugar at harvest Early Harvest (Trocken/Halb-Trocken) wines have maximum sugar at harvest of 20.0 Brix.
Flavors derived from the soil (gout de terroir) in which grapes have been grown. These flavors can be variously characterized as earthy, flinty, pebbly or gravelly. The term is positive.
In French, "water of life." The term is often applied to brandy.
In France, this is a brandy that has been distilled from the pomace (grape husks which have been already pressed for wine).