Charmat method

noun

Char·​mat method
(ˌ)shär¦mä-
: a method for producing champagne in which the second fermentation takes place in a large glass-lined tank instead of in the bottle

called also Charmat process

Word History

Etymology

after Eugene Charmat flourished1907, its inventor

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“Charmat method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Charmat%20method. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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