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.
By now some of you will be aware of my poop and pee jokes on the twitter. If not, YOU DO NOW!! I know, tingles up the leg, right?
Well this week I engaged with one of the greatest, if not the greatest philosophical minds in America today.
JIM "DOG? DID SOMEONE SAY BARKING??" TREACHER!!!