Definition of lees in English:
1The sediment of wine in the barrel; dregs.
- The wine is aged on the lees in the bottle for about three years prior to disgorgement.
- These have long been used by the Champagne industry to seal bottles while they are aging on the lees.
- The title came about when the two owners tasted an experimental Chardonnay that had been left on the lees in barrels for some time.
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