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brassage (F)
1) Name (French brassage, brasser = stir) for vigorous shaking of bottles during bottle fermentation sparkling wine to suspend the yeasts and take full advantage of their effects.

2) name for the undesirable re-fermentation of yeast in the production of sparkling wine, which is caused by a faulty dégorgement or an insufficient one filtration and thus the cloudiness of the sparkling wine comes.

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