Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A process for checking the fermentation of the must of grapes. It is accomplished either by diffusing sulphurous acid from ignited sulphur in the cask containing the must, or by adding to it a small quantity of sulphite of lime.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A process for checking the fermentation of the must of grapes.
- French (Wiktionary)
“The process, called mutage in French, stops the fermenting yeasts from converting all the sugar in the grape juice.”
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