International Code of Oenological Practices

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Raisin Spirits

I.7.10 Raisin spirits

A spirit beverage obtained by the distillation of fermented raisin extracts with the result that the distillate retains the taste and aroma of the above-mentioned raw materials.

Alcoholic strength of the end product must not be less than 37.5% volume.

A member state can however accept a minimum alcoholic strength of 36% vol. for its domestic market if this corresponds to a national law foregoing the approval of this resolution.