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WINE BOTTLE SIZES - LES DIFF√ČRENTES BOUTEILLES


Bordelaise - the most commercially used 0.75 litre = 1 bottle

Magnum - 1.5 litre. Equivalent to 2 bottles used for special occasions or sometimes by viticulteurs for best conservation of wine because oxidation is better managed.

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 of Champagne Bottle Sizes

Souverain - 26.25 litres

Primat - 27 litres