photo of pouring champagne into a champagne flute

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The types of champagne reflect their sugar content, roughly as follows:

Type Sugar
in grams per liter
brut 15
extra sec or extra dry 12 to 20
sec or dry 17 to 35
demi sec 33 to 50
doux 50

For the names of the old bottle sizes, see wine bottles.

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