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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