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Test Your Vintelligence! 9 Aug 2016

09 Aug, 2016 | by Winerist


Our weekly Vintelligence question! How good is your wine knowledge?

Do you know what term describes adding sugar during fermentation?

1. What term describes adding sugar during fermentation?

Chaptalisation

Chaptalization is the process of adding sugar to unfermented grape must in order to increase the alcohol content after fermentation. The technique is named after its developer, the French chemist Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal. Champagne is a typical example

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