grape sugar


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grape sugar:

see glucoseglucose,
 dextrose,
or grape sugar,
monosaccharide sugar with the empirical formula C6H12O6 . This carbohydrate occurs in the sap of most plants and in the juice of grapes and other fruits.
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grape sugar

[′grāp ‚shu̇g·ər]
(biochemistry)
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Grape sugar is otherwise named glucose; and in regard to it the very important point has to be noted, that cane sugar can be wholly changed into > it by prolonged boiling.
This allows the wine to retain its natural sweetness from the unfermented grape sugar, resulting in a fortified wine between 18-20 degrees.
But there are exceptional wines where the initial grape sugar levels are so high that sugar remains even after the yeast has been destroyed.