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.
See how well we treat our staff of disembodied hands at Riddled Research Laboratory, often treating them to weekend camping retreats in the bush!
Here they are enjoying themselves around the campfire, making shadows of wolves and three-eared rabbits and such as.
[actual campfire not shown due to total fire ban]
They enjoy the change from their usual urban environment where the shadow-casting does not show up as well.