The bottle is then riddled, so that the lees settles in the neck of the wine bottle...
Manual riddling is still done for Prestige Cuvées in Champagne... mechanised riddling equipment (a gyropalette) is used instead.
Oh! Earth day when we switched the interweb off and went and had a picnic. It's all right, I was commenting and such and did think it was a bit odd that there was no picture on the monitor, but, you know, mustn't grumble, eh?