sparkling wine

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sparkling wine

n.
Any of various effervescent wines, such as champagne, produced by a process involving fermentation in the bottle.

sparkling wine

n
(Brewing) a wine made effervescent by carbon dioxide gas, introduced artificially or produced naturally by secondary fermentation

spar′kling wine′


n.
a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.
[1690–1700]
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Noun1.sparkling wine - effervescent winesparkling wine - effervescent wine      
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
bubbly, champagne - a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
cold duck - pink sparkling wine originally from Germany
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The awards were made in four categories: white wines, red wines, Cape Tawny and Mthode Cap Classique wines.
Featuring the Helix closure, the Krone Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2015 is elegantly packaged with a navy blue foil very similar to a Cap Classique foil.
Produced by one of South Africa's top winemakers using the traditional champagne method, Tungsten Methode Cap Classique Brut 2011 is the rst sparkling verdelho I've tasted - and I want more.
Its Royal Reserve Selection comprises its finer wines: a 2008 cabernet sauvignon, a 2007 shiraz, a 2009 chardonnay, and Brut Methode Cap Classique, a sparkling blend of chardonnay, pinot noir, and pinotage.
It must be said that the sparkling wines of JC LeRoux, made in the Methode Cap Classique, or classic French champagne-style to you and I, numbered among my own especial favourites - as we didn't hesitate to inform the stallholders while launching into our second, or maybe third, glass.
Legendary producer Graham Beck Wines has a world-class fizz, Methode Cap Classique (as it's known in the Cape Winelands), which is available in 37.
December 2008 will see the valley, which has over 40 wine farms, celebrate the 'Magic of Bubbles', during the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival.
South African producers have adopted the name Methode Cap Classique for these wines, since the term Champagne is not permitted.
AMATEUR rider Richard Young was handed a seven-day ban by the Worcester stewards on Saturday night for riding an ill-judged race aboard Cap Classique, who finished fourth in the concluding bumper, writes Andrew King.