sparkling wine

sparkling wine
effervescent wine
Hypernyms: ↑wine, ↑vino
Hyponyms: ↑champagne, ↑bubbly, ↑cold duck

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: an effervescent table wine usually white but occasionally red containing on the average 12 percent alcohol by volume and carbonated by secondary fermentation — compare champagne, dessert wine, table wine

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a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.

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sparkling wine noun
Wine that effervesces, either as a result of secondary fermentation or by the introduction of carbon dioxide
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