Charmat method

noun Char·mat method \(ˌ)shär¦mä-\

Definition of Charmat method

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of charmat method

after Eugene Charmat flourished1907, its inventor

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to criticize severely

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