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sparkling wine production: tank method

fermented in a sealed tank and bottled under pressure

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sparkling wine production: bottle fermentation

stages: base wine- second fermentation in bottle - yeast autolysis - disgorgement - dosage

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traditional method/ méthode traditionelle (sparkling wine)

each bottle is individually disgorged and dosage added

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transfer method (sparkling wine)

a batch of bottles are emptied into a pressurized tank for finishing before being rebottled

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Prosecco

NE Italy, made from Glera grapes

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Asti

Piemonte Italy, made from Muscat grapes

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Sekt

Germany, various varieties

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Dutcscher Sekt

must be made from German base wines

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what happens in the second fermentation

wine increases slightly in alcohol

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yeast autolysis

'self digestion' - most important part of bottle fermentation process

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disgorge

removal of yeasty deposit after ageing

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dosage

what the bottle is topped up with after disgorgement

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transfer method is not permitted for ____ or _____

Champagne

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spumante

fully sparkling (italian)

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frizzante

lightly sparkling (italian)

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best versions of Prosecco

Conegliano-Valdobbiadene DOCG

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where is the transfer method commonly used

New Zealand & Australia

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Champagne

most famous traditional method sparkling wine

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grape varieties used to make Champagne

Pinot Noir

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minimum legal period of time of yeast autolysis in Champagne

15 months

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most Champagnes are released _____ for quality & consistency

Non Vintage

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Grand Marques

most famous Champagne houses

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characteristics of Champagne

better quality:

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____ champagne is only produced in exceptional years

Vintage

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Crémant

sparkling wine made using the traditional method (bottle aged)

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Crémant de Saumur

bottle fermented

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Cava

Spain - local Spanish varieties & Chardonnay

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Sparkling Wines: New World

best styles use Champagne grape varieties

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Brut

a dry champagne

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Sparkling Reds

specialty in Australia, usually Shiraz