Different Types Of Champagne

The Champagne sweetness scale goes from Extra Brut to Doux, with Doux being the sweetest. And it’s based on how much sugar is in the wine.

To make it even more confusing, there are also ranges of sugar levels allowed for each category. So, you could have one Brut Champagne with no sugar and another with 12 grams per liter of sugar.

The juice is blended together to make the wine taste the same year after year. Non-vintage Champagne usually has fresh fruit flavors, and you’ll want to drink this while it’s young.

Non-Vintage Champagne

In the very best years, producers will make Champagne out of a single harvest’s grapes. These gems have to be aged for at least 3 years before being released.

Vintage Champagne

The still version of this pink drink is not typically made by blending the juice of red and white grapes. But in the case of Champagne, this is a common practice.

Rosé Champagne

Blanc means “white” in French. So the translation here is “white from white,” meaning white Champagne made from white grapes. These will be light to medium in body and have fresh citrus fruit flavors.

Blanc De Blanc Champagne

Similar to Blanc de Blanc, this is a white Champagne made only from red grapes. Yes, red grapes can make more than just red wine!

Blanc De Noir Champagne

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