KudoZ home » French to English » Other

les vins de dégorgement du Champagne

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
11:27 Jul 11, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: les vins de dégorgement du Champagne
What does "dégorgement" mean in the context of the sentence below?

"Ce grand vinaigre tire sa noblesse de la qualité unique de sa matière première, puisqu’il est élaboré avec les vins de dégorgement du Champagne."

Any help will be much appreciated
Regards
Fiona
Fiona
Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
nadisgorged wines; lees of the wine
Yolanda Broad


  

Answers


15 mins
disgorged wines; lees of the wine


Explanation:
It looks like what they are making the vinager from is the lees of the wine. If I remember correctly, you have Termium, so don't know how much more help I can be, but Termium does have the following: English:Winemaking

dégorgement s CORRECT

DEF - The process for removing the deposit formed during the secondary fermentation. s
CONT - When the crown cap, or cork, is removed and the yeast deposit is ejected, the process is called disgorging, or "dégorgement". The bottle is quickly turned to an upright position. s

and here is an entry from LGDT: Domaine(s)
alimentation
boisson alcoolique

disgorging (a)
In the production of sparkling wines and meads, the removal of the residue of dead yeast cells which have accumulated on the side of the bottle and below the cork. (c)

dégorgement n m (b)
En champagnisation, l'opération qui consiste à enlever le dépôt de levures mortes qui s'est formé sur la paroi de la bouteille et sous le bouchon. (c)

[1986]


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Le grand dico termino.
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 02:19
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search