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grape sugar: see glucoseglucose,
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]
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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.