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1 B. xxiii. c. 1, and c. 26.
3 Fée remarks that this method is still adopted in making several of the liqueurs.
4 White wine of Cos. Fée thinks that Pliny means to say that the sea water turns the must of a white or pale straw colour, and is of opinion that he has been wrongly informed.
5 "Sea-water" wine.
6 "Sea-seasoned" wine.
7 Fée says, that if the vessels were closed hermetically this would have little or no appreciable effect; if not, it would tend to spoil the wine.
8 Athenæus says that the Rhodian wine will not mix so well with seawater as the Coan. Fée remarks that if Cato's plan were followed, the wine would become vinegar long before the end of the four years.
9 Sillig thinks that the proper reading is "in six" only.
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