Champagne Bottle Sizes

Different bottle sizes

There are 9 different sizes of Champagne bottles. These are:

1. SPLIT/MINIS/PONIES - 1/4 bottle, 187ml
2. FILLETTE/HALVES/DEMIS - 1/2 bottle, 375ml
3. BOTTLE - 1 bottle, 750ml
4. MAGNUM - 2 bottle, 1500ml
5. JEROBOAM - 4 bottles, 3000ml
6. METHUSELAH - 8 bottes, 6000ml
7. SHALMANAZAR - 12 bottles, 9000ml
8. BALTHAZAR - 16 bottles, 12,000ml
9. NEBUCHADNEZZAR - 20 bottles, 15,000ml

Transferring Champagne
Particularly small champagne bottles, (splits and fillettes) and extra large bottles, are difficult to turn during remuage and are usually transferred to their different bottle sizes after disgorgement.

Floral display of a car in Vertus, a Champagne cotes des blancs village