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Sweetness Levels

Official sweetness levels in South African natural wines are listed below:

Wine Residual Sugar (g/l)
Extra Dry Under 2.5
Dry Under 5
Semi-Dry Between 5 & 12
Semi-Sweet Between 5 & 30
Late Harvest Above 20
Special Late Harvest Above 20
Natural Sweet Above 20
Noble Late Harvest Above 50
Naturally dried grape wine (straw wine) Above 30