Mis(e) en Bouteille

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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mis(e) en bouteille is French for bottled. A wine that is mis(e) en bouteille au château is château bottled, while mis(e) en bouteille au domaine is domaine bottled. Mis(e) en bouteille du château/domaine is a term used by co-operatives for their bottlings of wines they vinified from the grapes of individual properties. In French the bottling operation is often referred to as la mise.