Brandy / Weinbrand
- Brandy (wine / fortified wine distillate)
- Sugar (if used)
- Colour: plain caramel (if used)
Brandy / Weinbrand (36%)Nutrition information
64 Kcal / serve30ml 265 kJ
213 Kcal / 100ml 883 kJ
|Brandy / Weinbrand 36% vol.||30ml Per serving size||100ml|
/ 265 kJ
/ 883 kJ
Brandy or weinbrand is produced from wine spirit to which wine distillate may be added, as long as the latter (a) has been distilled at less than 94.8% vol. and (b) comprises a maximum of 50% of the final strength of the spirit. It must be matured for at least one year in oak receptacles, or 6 months if the maturation takes place in oak casks holding less than 1,000 litres.
The spirit must have a volatile substances content of no less than 1.25g per litre of pure alcohol and which come exclusively from the distillation or re-distillation of the raw materials. There is a maximum methanol content of 2g per litre of pure alcohol.
Brandy / weinbrand sold to consumers has a minimum alcoholic strength of 36% vol..
- The addition of caramel to adapt the colour and the addition of sugar to ‘round off’ the taste.
- The addition of sugar is limited to a maximum of 35g / litre of brandy / weinbrand.
The addition of any other alcohol and the use of flavourings.