Lagar sentence example

lagar
  • The grapes are, after gathering, dusted over with plaster of Paris, and then crushed by treading in a shallow rectangular vessel termed the lagar.
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  • Here the stalks are removed, generally by a machine similar to the French egrappoir, and the grapes then placed in the lagar.
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  • The grapes are first trodden for a period varying from twenty-four hours upwards, and are then allowed to ferment in the lagar itself.
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  • When this is reached the wine is drawn from the lagar over a strainer or some similar arrangement into vats yielding from five to thirty pipes.
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  • The murk remaining in the lagar is then pressed by means of a lever or beam press with which this vessel is fitted.
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