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SparklingWineFall08 - Sparkling Wine This occurs when grape...

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Unformatted text preview: Sparkling Wine This occurs when grape juice ferments to become wine CO 2 formed as by-product CO 2 release into atmosphere End result is a still or non-sparkling wine When the winemaker prevents CO 2 from leaving, the result is Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine Legend of sparkling wine dates back to Dom Perignon, Benedictine monk He discovered a use for the wine made from unripened grapes. He was one of the 1 st to blend. He added sugar and yeast to the wine of unripened grapes and started a second fermentation Sparkling Wine The most famous sparkling wine is Champagne The term Champagne is also used in this and other countries as the generic term for sparkling wine It is not the same as true Champagne Sparkling Wine Specific Grapes in Champagne Chardonnay - White Pinot Noir - Red Pinot Meuniere Red Other Varieties Used in Regions outside of Champagne in France and in other countries Sparkling Wine Grown on specific soil-types Chalk and limestone Specific Micro-climates Suited for Cool Weather Climates Sparkling Wine...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course HRT 315 taught by Professor Bob during the Spring '10 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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SparklingWineFall08 - Sparkling Wine This occurs when grape...

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