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What does the term dégorgement refer to?
A
Treading the grapes
B
Harvesting from steep slopes
C
A step in producing Champagne
D
Transferring wine from barrel to bottle
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dégorgement refers to the step where sediment is removed from bottles for Champagne or methode champenoise sparkling wines. The unofficial term 'Late Disgorged' can indicate that a sparkling wine has been left longer than normal bottlings and, through this longer aging, absorbed more flavor from the sediment of grapes and yeast.