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A slow foaming process
The underground of the city of Reims is hollowed out with deep cellars where the great champagne houses refine their precious bottles. Silent chalk cathedrals from the Gallo-Roman era linked together by galleries. In these old quarries, which vary in height from 10 to 35 metres, the humidity is 90%, without any condensation thanks to the absorbent power of the limestone. In summer and winter, the temperature never exceeds 50°F (10°C). A moderate and constant temperature which allows a slow foaming, an essential factor of the quality of the champagne.
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