Wine glossary

residual sugar content
Definition:

The residual sugar content must be declared on Austrian wine labels. The values of trocken (dry) and halbtrocken (medium dry) are dependant upon their given acidity levels. The terms are; trocken (dry) up to 9 g/l, halbtrocken (medium dry) up to 18 g/l and lieblich (medium sweet) up to a maximum of 45 g/l, and süß (sweet) relates to all wines above 45 g/l.