Excellent clarets and white wines are produced, and the industry is steadily increasing.
The white wines of Baden or the Rhine did not suit him; he could only drink those of Burgundy or Franche-Comte.
The tannin in young red wines may amount to as much as 0.4 or 0.5%, but in white wines it is much less.
Another disease which generally occurs only in white wines is that which converts the wine into a thick stringy liquid.
Among the white wines we have the full sweet Sauternes, the relatively dry and elegant Graves and Chablis, and the light white wines which produce champagne and brandy.