sweet champagne

Sweet Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Sweet champagne consists of sweetness levels that are sweeter than brut. Popular sweet champagnes are listed in order from the sweetest to the dryest.

  • Doux
  • Demi-sec
  • Sec
  • Extra Dry

Dosage (grams per leter of sugar) is a good indication of sweetness. We have provided the dosage for each brand when it is available.

Doux is the sweetest level with over 50 gr. of sugar per liter. However, doux is almost non-existant.

Demi-sec is the most popular type of sweet champagne. It is sweeter than sec and extra dry. There is only one rose' demi-sec available among the brands we cover.

Brands and Ratings
  Rating Dosage House/Winery Label
  na na Billecart-Salmon Demi-sec
  87 40 gr Laurent-Perrier Demi-sec
  na 45 gr Louis Roederer Carte Blanche Demi-sec
  88 45 gr Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial
  na 45 gr Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial
  88 40 gr Piper-Heidsieck Cuvee Sublime
  89 35 gr Pol Roger Rich
  90 44-48 gr Veuve Clicquot Demi-sec
  87 45 gr Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial Rose'

Sec and Extra Dry

Sec and Extra Dry are sweeter than brut and not as sweet as demi-sec. There are only a handful of brands available.

Sec and Extra Dry
Brands and Ratings
  Rating Dosage    
  na 32 gr Louis Roederer Carte Blanche Sec
  90 17-18 gr Taittinger Nocturne (sec)
  89 17 gr Louis Roederer Carte Blanche Extra Dry

More about sweet champagne
Our Sweetness Levels section provides more information about the various sweetness levels.



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