Sur Lie, on the Lees, and Sir Leigh

A very common mistake that I see, over and over again, is the statement of “Sur Lees Aging.” This is incorrect usage of the process. One “lie” Sur lie is a process of aging. It allows for a wine, when it’s finished fermenting, to sit on...

Sur Lie aging versus aging Sur Lees

A very common mistake that I see, over and over again (most especially by writers who are new to wine) is the statement of “Sur Lees Aging.” This is incorrect usage of the process. One “lie” Sur lie is a process of aging. It allows for a wine,...