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Australia

Australian sparkling wine can be produced using the Charmat method or the traditional method, and can be vintage dated or a multivintage blend. Most sparkling wine is produced from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, but an Australian speciality is sparkling Shiraz, a red sparkling wine produced from Shiraz grapes. Most sparkling Shiraz is traditionally somewhat sweet, but some producers make it dry, full-bodied and tannic.

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