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Champagne method

Method of producing a sparkling wine by bottle fermentation. The term Méthode champenoise (see there) may only be used for products from Champagne. Wine law designations outside of this are Méthode classique (also Méthode traditionnelle or Méthode traditionelle classique). The term crémant was introduced at the end of the 1980s as a substitute for sparkling wines outside Champagne.

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