Wine bottle


Volume (litres)

Ratio

Name

Notes

Champagne

Bordeaux

Burgundy

0.1875

0.25

Piccolo

"Small" in Italian. Also known as a quarter bottle, pony, snipe or split.

Yes



0.2

0.2667

Quarter

Used for Champagne

Yes



0.25

0.33

Chopine

Traditional French unit of volume


Yes


0.375

0.5

Demi

"Half" in French. Also known as a half bottle.

Yes "Half"

Yes

Yes

0.378

0.505

Tenth

One tenth of a US gallon*




0.5

0.67

Jennie]

Also known as a 50 cl bottle. Used for Tokaj, Sauternes, Jerez, as well as several other types of sweet wines.

Yes "Demie" or "Pinte"



0.620

0.83

Clavelin

Primarily used for vin jaune.




0.750

1

Standard


Yes

Yes

Yes

0.757

1.01

Fifth

One-fifth of a US gallon*




1.0

1.33

Litre

Popular size for Austrian wines.




1.5

2

Magnum


Yes

Yes

Yes

2.25

3

Marie Jeanne

Also known as a Tregnum or Tappit Hen in the port wine trade.


Yes


3.0

4

Jeroboam (a.k.a. Double Magnum)

Biblical, First king of Northern Kingdom. "Jeroboam" has different meanings (that is, indicates different sizes) for different regions in France.

Yes

Yes

Yes

4.5

6


Yes


4.5

6

Rehoboam

Biblical, First king of separate Judea

Yes


Yes

6.0

8

Imperial



Yes


6.0

8

Methuselah

Biblical, Oldest Man

Yes


Yes

9.0

12

Salmanazar

Biblical, Assyrian King

Yes

Yes

Yes

12.0

16

Balthazar

One of three Wise Men (according to legend) to present gifts at Jesus' nativity

Yes

Yes

Yes

15.0

20

Nebuchadnezzar

Biblical, King of Babylon

Yes

Yes

Yes

18.0

24

Melchior[citation needed]

One of three Wise Men (according to legend) to present gifts at Jesus' nativity

Yes

Yes

Yes

18.0

24

Solomon

Biblical, King of Israel, Son of David

Yes



26.25

35

Sovereign

Reportedly created by Taittinger in 1988 for the launch of the then world's largest cruise liner Sovereign of the Seas

Yes



27.0

36

Primat or Goliath

Biblical, stoned by David

Yes



30.0

40

Melchizedek or Midas

Biblical, King of Salem

Yes




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