Wine 101

Bottle sizes for Bordeaux wines

half
bottle
magnum
double magnum
jéroboam
impérial
salmanazar
balthazar
nebuchadnezzar
melchior
0.375
0.75
1.5
3
4.5
6
9
12
15
18
ml
ml
ml
ml
ml
ml
ml
ml
ml
ml
     

Fill levels

Abbreviation Term
IN into neck
VTS very top shoulder
TS top shoulder
HS high shoulder
MS mid shoulder
LM lower mid
LS low shoulder

 

 

diagram of fill levels (show «Bordeaux»)
diagram of fill levels (show «Burgunder»)
diagram of fill levels (show «Haut Brion»)