Champagne is made ?
Conversion of natural sugar into alcohol, the grape
juice turns into still wine.
assembling the wine
from different harvests, from different areas are blend
Champagne is put in bottle with yeast and sugar.
yeasts turn sugar into alcohol and CO2. The carbon dioxide
(CO2) cannot escape from the bottle and is dissolved in
the Champagne, forming the bubbles.
bottles are stored horizontally in natural cool and dark
chalk cellar for 1 to 3 years.
maturation, the winemaker rotates the bottles every day
to remove the lees.
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