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les vins de dégorgement du Champagne

English translation: disgorging

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French term or phrase:les vins de dégorgement du Champagne
English translation:disgorging
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11:39 Jul 11, 2000
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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 much appreciated.

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Fiona
Fiona Tarsia
disgorging
Explanation:
In a wine making context, "disgorging" is the correct term.

According to Eurodicautom, "disgorging" is "an operation carried out by a skilled workman during the making of sparkling wines by bottle fermentation.The cork and the sediment deposited on it is removed from each bottle."

Hope this helps.
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JLC
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Great, thanks very much indeed.
Fiona
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nadisgorging
JLC
nachampagne sediment removalLouis RIOUAL


  

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champagne sediment removal


Explanation:
The champagne-making process involves removing the sediment which forms in the bottles and the small amount of wine spilled when doing that is saved to make vinegar.

Louis RIOUAL
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14 hrs
disgorging


Explanation:
In a wine making context, "disgorging" is the correct term.

According to Eurodicautom, "disgorging" is "an operation carried out by a skilled workman during the making of sparkling wines by bottle fermentation.The cork and the sediment deposited on it is removed from each bottle."

Hope this helps.


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu/cgi-bin/edicbin/EuroDicWWW.pl
JLC
Local time: 17:33
PRO pts in pair: 60
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Great, thanks very much indeed.
Fiona
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