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Méthode cap classique

Term commonly used in South Africa (also known as MCC) for the production of sparkling wine using the champagne method(bottle fermentation). Only the Chardonnay or Pinot Noir grape varieties may be used for these sparkling wines. The quality corresponds to top European sparkling wines.

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