For all member states within the EU possible designation (also Méthode traditional or Méthode traditional classique) for one using the classic method bottle fermentation produced sparkling wine, These names may also be used in the national language. However, is Méthode champenoise protected from origin and exclusively to champagne Reserved. If these names are missing on label, it can be assumed that the sparkling wine is not based on the classic method, but with other methods such as the Méthode charmat (Tank fermentation) was produced.
Detailed description of the sparkling wine production with all processing steps can be found at champagne, Complete lists of the numerous vinification measures or cellar techniques, as well as the wine, sparkling wine and distillate types regulated by wine law are under the keyword winemaking contain. There is extensive wine law information under the keyword wine law,