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The language of wine contains a wealth of meanings that are not all too familiar, particularly the technical interpretations. The glossary describes and offers an explanation to the most common terms.

mutation

Definition:a change in the key substances of the vine

Describes a change in the key substances of the vine. Grapevines can be deliberately mutated during specific breeding. Yet there is also the occurrence of natural breeding, and it often comes to mutations over a period of many decades or centuries, such as the Pinot varieties.

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