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WINE BOTTLE SIZES -LES DIFFÉRENTES BOUTEILLES

Bordelaise - The most commercially used is 0.75 litre = 1 bottle

Magnum - 1.5 litre equivalent to 2 bottles

Often used at special occasions or sometimes by viticulteurs for best conservation of wine because oxidation is better moderated

Marie Jeanne or Double Magnum = 3 litres equivalent to 4 bottles

Jéroboam = 5 litres equivalent to 6 bottles

Methuselah or Imperial = 6 litres equivalent to 8 bottles

Salmanazar = 9 litres equivalent to 12 bottles

Balthazar = 12 litres equivalent to 16 bottles

Nebuchadnezzar = 15 litres equivalent to 20 bottles

Melchior = 18 litres equivalent to 24 bottles


Largest Sizes of Champagne Bottles

Souverain 26.25 litres

Primat 27 litres

Melchizédec 30 litres