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.
Since Smut Clyde fired up the Peeps emergency light the Vatican has responded as only it can.
It's the conclave of Cardinals as performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade Peeps. It is at The Monkey Cage blog