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(of wine) slightly sparkling.
effervescent, fizzy, carbonated, aerated, gassy, bubbly, bubbling, fizzing, foaming, frothyView synonyms
- ‘The Pétillant de Savoie sparkling wine is a controlled appellation wine of Savoie obtained from the Jacquère grapes produced solely in the area of the Savoie appellation.’
- ‘Wines with a gentle but definite sparkle may be described as pétillant in French, frizzante in Italian, and spritzig in German, although many variations in nomenclature exist.’
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