|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||a less expensive technique for making sparkling wine, with the second fermentation in tanks rather than bottles|
|Example:||The result of Charmat is coarser, larger bubbles and simpler flavors -- but bulk process sparkling wines can be sold much more cheaply than methode champanoise wines.|
|Etymology:||1935; fr. Fr. E. Charmat, chemist|
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