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.
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sparkling wine

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


n.
a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.
[1690–1700]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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