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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 the lees while flavor is extract. When the wine […]