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Shipwreck Champagne shows 19th Century Europe’s sweet tooth | decanter.com

zin1953 | Apr 23, 201507:01 AM

"They found the wines contained around 150g per litre of residual sugar. Even modern Champagnes that are demi-sec, or semi-sweet, only have residual sugar of up to 50g per litre. So-called ‘doux’ Champagnes with over 50g per litre of sugar have become rarer."

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Shipwreck Champagne shows 19th Century Europe’s sweet tooth | decanter.com

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