The solid material found in wine after fermentation and pressing. It generally consists of dead yeast or bits of grape skin. It must be removed from the wine, either via filtration or centrifuge. The process of removing these solids is called racking.

Lees (?), n. pl.

Dregs. See 2d Lee.

 

© Webster 1913.


Lees (?), n.

A leash.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

© Webster 1913.

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