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Riddling rack "single"
Riddling rack "2-
Riddling rack "3-
Riddling rack "Medium"
Riddling rack bar table "Epernay"
Riddling rack "original/ 2 sides"
Same prices at bazaars/ PX and our shop, everything is tax free. Shop customers need a VAT form, Bazaar/ P customers don't!
The Riddling rack (pupitres) was originally designed to improve the process of removing the sediment, caused by secondary fermentation, from the bottle.
The cellar man would turn each bottle, every day, until the sediment settled on the cork, allowing it to be removed. This process, known as "remuage" took up to 3 months, with a cellar man turning up to 30,000 bottles a day!!
The original Riddling Rack holds 120 bottles -
At the end of the 20th Century this simple and effective design, was replaced in many champagne cellars by new technology, metal mechanical bins that can complete the whole process in about a week.
Nowadays it is a very popular Design to hold wine bottles.
Due to size and weight we cut it into smaller racks. It is practical for the short term storage (1-