For all member states within the EU possible term (also Méthode traditional or Méthode traditional classique) for one after the classical method means bottle fermentation produced sparkling wine, These names may also be used in the national language. On the other hand is Méthode champenoise protected by origin and excluding the champagne Reserved. Are these terms missing on the label, it can be assumed that the sparkling wine is not by the classical method, but with other methods such as the Méthode charmat (Tank fermentation) was produced.
Detailed description of sparkling wine production with all processing steps are available at champagne, Complete listings of the numerous vinification measures and cellar techniques, as well as the wine-regulated wine, sparkling wine and distillate types are under the keyword winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available under the keyword wine law,