Drinking wine from a large format bottle is one of the best ways to enjoy a wine′s potential! Because the oxygen-to-wine ratio is lower in a larger bottle, wines typically age more slowly and have better maturation.
Magnums are inherently festive and are widely considered to offer the best balance between ageability and development, especially for Champagne. Not to mention, Magnums and Double Magnums are a great way to enjoy a wine with family and friends… and perfect on any Holiday table.
Standard: 750ml (one bottle). This is the standard sized wine bottle offering 4 to 6 glasses of wine
Magnum: 1.5 Liters (two bottles) 8-12 glasses of wine.
Double Magnum: 3 Liters (four bottles) 16-24 glasses of wine. In sparkling wines, a Jeroboam is 3 liters.
MacArthur Beverage, in Washington DC, is the leading retailer and importer of fine and rare wines and spirits. For more than 60 years we have garnered a reputation as not only the “best wine store in DC” but one of “America’s best wine merchants” by importing wines directly from Europe and reselling them to private clients throughout the United States and the world.