Can we once and for all establish what is true and correct about brut, sec-dry, demi-sec etc?

Some myths or mistakes are more persistent than others. One of these is how much sugar champagne and other sparkling wines contain. Time and again, incorrect numbers are repeated, in articles, on the internet, and even in books (even the newest ones).

It is hardly a life-changing issue, but if you really want to explain exactly how many grams of sugar the different terms mean, then it may be just as well to get the numbers correct. Virtually all sparkling wines have an indication of the amount of sugar the wine contains. Here are the limits that apply:…

Read the rest in Per’s article on BKWine Magazine: Sugar levels in champagne and other sparkling wines: brut etc.

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Bottles sur lattes, in a cellar in Champagne

Bottles sur lattes, in a cellar in Champagne, copyright BKWine Photography

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