Definitions for "Flor"
(flore) A special type of yeast found on wine. In the Sherry district of Spain, the flor yeast help to make the finest Sherries. On other wines it is a pest and must be controlled. It is also the Spanish word for flower.
The word is derived from the Spanish for "flower". It refers to a particular kind of yeast – Saccharomyces beticus – and it is used especially in the making of classical sherry.
The layer of yeast that helps the formation of aldehydes during the aging of certain wines such as those in Jerez, Moriles, Montilla, Rueda and the region of Jura (France).
An inhabited planet in the constellation Leo