French term for "late harvest," used in the Alsace region to indicate that the grapes were left on the vines to mature to a high level of sweetness but were then fermented dry or almost dry, rendering the wine rich and full-bodied.
French for late-harvest where grapes and wines are usually sweeter and more concentrated.
(France) Delayed harvest. Wines labelled as such usually have a sweet palate.
French, literally meaning late harvest. Refers to a ctegory of dessert wines from Alsace that may range from dry to sweet.
Vendange tardive is a French term used on Alsatian wine to denote that the grapes are literally the result of a late harvest.