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.
Just the thing for future Republican Conference chair-related psychodramas!
Blurry photographs, but the battery was failing on the camera. Rather than arse around trying for better images, in my naivete I assumed that the Ethnological Museum would have a halfway decent website where I could find better images at leisure.
Get your own pervy fertility-throne photographs, moochers.