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Hungarian translation: seprő

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English term or phrase:lees
Hungarian translation:seprő
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14:54 Nov 3, 2008
English to Hungarian translations [PRO]
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture
Additional field(s): Cooking / Culinary
English term or phrase: lees
Definition from winedoctor:
A heavy sediment consisting of dead yeast cells and other solid matter such as grape pulp, pips and so on. Keeping the wine on the lees, especially if they are stirred from time to time, may be beneficial to the wine, imparting extra flavour and body. Eventually, however, they must be removed. This may be achieved by racking the wine off the lees. Residual solid matter may be removed by filtration.

Example sentence(s):
  • Some wines (usually white) are left in contact with their lees to increase the complexity and enhance the structure of the finished wine. By leaving the juice to remain on top of the lees (and/or occasional stirring) after fermentation, all the dead yeast and skins, etc., can provide additional flavors, body, and richness. Wine weekly
  • We recommend racking and aerating the wine, with temporary removal of the lees. This practice has the double advantage of eliminating unpleasant odours and making it possible to continue ageing on the lees. The lees are kept separately in barrel and stirred frequently, then put back into the wine VITIS-VEA
  • During wine aging on lees, some membrane lipids of yeast lees, in contact with dissolved oxygen at low concentration, may undergo mild oxidation explaining the capacity of yeast lees to consume oxygen. CAT.INIST
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seprő
Definition:
Seprő: Az erjedés végén a hordó, tartály alján összegyűlt, elhalt élesztősejtekből álló üledék. A seprő jellegzetes ízekkel, krémes szerkezettel gazdagíthatja a bort, valamint természetes antioxidáns hatása révén annak frissességét is segít megőrizni
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seprő


Definition from mimi:
Seprő: Az erjedés végén a hordó, tartály alján összegyűlt, elhalt élesztősejtekből álló üledék. A seprő jellegzetes ízekkel, krémes szerkezettel gazdagíthatja a bort, valamint természetes antioxidáns hatása révén annak frissességét is segít megőrizni

Example sentence(s):
  • kkor ugyanis a magvakból és a héjakból fölöslegesen sok cserzőanyagot old ki a bor, másrészt erjedés után a törkölyrészek, az elhalt élesztősejtek, a seprő leülepednek és igen sok színanyagot visznek magukkal. A vörösbor készítésénél a színbort és a présbort általában összekeverjük, e kétféle nyeredék házasításának arányát megváltoztathatjuk, ha előbb kicsiben kipróbáljuk. - sulinet  
Viktor Finopoulos
Greece
Local time: 07:49
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek, Native in HungarianHungarian
PRO pts in category: 4

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