Charmat method

Char·​mat method | \ (ˌ)shär¦mä- \

Definition of Charmat method

: 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

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History and Etymology for Charmat method

after Eugene Charmat flourished1907, its inventor

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“Charmat method.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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