In French common name for the process of selection or artful compilation (blending) of wines of various vintages. varieties and Weinberglagen especially in the production of champagne or for the great Bordeaux wines. For the blending of simpler wines is usually the term Coupage used. The "invention" of the assemblage becomes the Benedictine monk Dom Pierre Pérignon (1638-1715) attributed. This art, secretly kept secret from the Champagne houses, is also prosaically called Marriage (Marriage). The person responsible for the Assemblage (French Assembleur) in a champagne house is called Chef de caves, The result of assemblage is usually called Cuvée (See there the description of the different terms).
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