An unofficial term used in Germany as a synonym for halbtrocken or half-dry wines—defined as wines containing less than 18 grams of residual sugar per liter, the equivalent of 1.8% residual sugar. Wines called feinherb usually still taste dryish because of the high corresponding acidity in German wines.

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