Consejo Regulador de las Denominaciones de Origen "Jerez-Xérès-Sherry" - "Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda" - "Vinagre de Jerez"
To dig a trench some twenty centimetres deep around a vine to get rid of superficial roots or expose grafts.// Acad. (And.) To a dig trench some twenty centimetres deep around a vine to get rid of superficial roots and gather shoots for grafting.
To dismantle a cachón.
Cooperage operation of splitting and trimming the staves.// Acad. To break the edges of something.
Cooperage operation of levelling the stave ends.// Acad. To remove a hood or hat.
Removal of the thickest solids in must before it is fermented.
Racking. Operation of separating must from lees.// Acad. Operation of separating must from the lees that have been deposited at the bottom of the container during fermentation.
Rack cooper; headpiece cleaver. Skilled cooper who prepares the staves and headpieces for making a cask.// Acad. A person who smoothes or brushes a plank or stone.
Sleeping. Term applied to a stored butt when the bunghole is out of line, to right or left, with the vertical.// Mar. Overnight mooring sheltered from wind and sea conditions.
One of the Fortified Liqueur Wines defined by the Denomination of Origins Regulations, straw to golden yellow in colour, with a pungent nose and a residual matter content below 45 gr per litre.
Stave. Each of the pieces of wood that make up the curved wall of a cask. The term is applied by extension to the pieces of wood from which the staves are obtained.// Acad. Each of the planks that form the curved walls of casks, vats, barrels, etc.
Sweet wine obtained by arresting fermentation by adding alcohol.
Sweet wine obtained by arresting fermentation by adding alcohol in must made from raisined grapes.