Filling level

The filling level must be stated on a wine’s front or back label. It indicates the quantity of the contents in millilitres, centilitres or litres.

350 ml or 375 ml: half-bottle

750 ml: bottle

1.5 L: magnum

3 L: double magnum (in Bordeaux), Jeroboam (in Champagne)

5 L: Jeroboam (in Bordeaux)

6 L: Imperial (or Methuselah in Champagne)

9 L: Salmanazar

12 L: Balthazar

15 L: Nebuchadnezzar

18 L: Melchior or Solomon