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Magnum

Bottle oversize with the volume of 1.5 liters or the contents of two normal bottles. A bottle of this size has been created in France as early as the 17th century. It is considered ideal for a top wine, because here the bottle aging slower, which has a very positive effect on quality. There is also a double magnum with the volume of 3 liters (4 bottles á 0.75 liters), which is also called Jeroboam referred to as. Magnum and Doppelmagnum are not only in the conventional bottle shapes, but also in the bocksbeutel, See also below bottles and wine vessels,

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