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What is a Brut? What Does Brut Champagne or Sparkling Wine Mean?

What is a Brut?

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A Brut Champagne is a dry style. To qualify as Brut, the wine must have less than 15 g/L of residual sugar. While most Champagnes on the market today are a Brut style, historically Champagne was quite sweet, with some topping out at over 150 g/L in the 1800’s – almost as sweet as a […]