Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Champagne 101

Getting ready for New Year's Eve?  One of the many things on your list to do could be to buy the Champagne for that special toast when the clock strikes midnight.  Not sure what the lable means when buying Champagne? Here is a quick guide to help you.

Brut: dry, less than 1.5% sugar
Extra Sec: extra dry, 1.2 to 2% sugar
Sec: medium sweet, 1.7 to 3.5% sugar
Demi-Sec: sweet, 3.3 to 5% sugar (Served as a dessert champagne)
Doux: very sweet, over 5% sugar (Served as a dessert champagne)

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