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.
Updated with BONUSelephant head-butting a vertical column of letters. The sight of blackletter calligraphy drives it into an uncontrollable rage. Perhaps it was traumatised by a calligraph when it was young.