Knowing your calories can come in very handy and wine is no exception, so let's take a look at the factors that affect the amount of calories in your celebratory glass of Champagne, shall we?
How Many Calories In Champagne
Typically a standard 125ml glass of Champagne contains approximately 75-95 calories while a standard 750ml bottle of dry Champagne has 496 - 622 calories.
How Many Calories in a Bottle of Champagne
Here are the guide estimates of calories in different bottle sizes of Champagne:
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How Many Calories In a Glass of Champagne
There are 75-95 calories in a glass of champagne (roughly 4 ounces) with extra brut varieties of champagne containing less calories than sweeter styles of Champagne like demi sec.
Calories in Champagne Wine Styles
There are lots of different styles and makers of Champagne, so the final calorie count will vary from bottle to bottle.
The vast majority of Champagnes you will come across will be dry, and these styles will be lower in calories because they are also lower in residual sugar.
Here are some styles of Champagne you may come across and their calorie count:
- Extra Brut Champagne - This extra dry style of Champagne will be the lowest in calories, around 65-80 calories per glass.
- Brut Champagne - Just a little bit sweeter, this style will come with extra calories, too. Expect around 90-120 calories per glass of Champagne.
- Demi Sec Champagne - This deliciously sweet style of Champagne will have lots of soft fruit flavours and a higher calories count too. Expect between 110-150 calories per glass with this style of Champagne.
So that's calories sorted, but what is the nutritional makeup of a glass of Champagne?
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Nutrition Facts of Champagne
It’s important to know exactly what you’re putting into your body, even when you’re celebrating.
So let's take a look at the % of your daily nutritional intake you can get from a singular glass of Champagne:
- Fat: 0%
- Cholesterol: 0%
- Sodium: 0%
- Carbohydrate: 1%
- Vitamin D: 0%
- Calcium: 1%
- Iron: 2%
- Potassium: 2%
- Vitamin A: 0%
- Vitamin C: 0%
So if Champagne is a liquid (and a delicious one at that) where do all of the calories come from?
Breakdown of Calories in Champagne
The vast majority of the calories found in a glass of Champagne are down to the alcohol percentage also found in the drink.
Alcohol makes up a whopping 92.6% of the calories, with 6.2% down to the carbohydrates present and 1.2% as a result of the protein to be found in the glass.
So with all the alcohol contributing to the calories present, are there any health benefits to Champagne?
Is Champagne good for you?
What Are The Health Benefits of Champagne
You’ll be thrilled to hear that there are actually lots of health benefits to drinking Champagne.
Let's have a look at a few of them.
- Champagne tends to be served in smaller quantities than other styles of wine, so this means it has a lower calorie content in comparison to other glasses of wine. We’ll drink to that!
- A study has shown that the phenolic compounds present in Champagne may actually contribute to prevent dementia and preserve your memory as you get older.
- Champagne has a lot of antioxidants present that can have amazing results on your skin, making it smoother and helping to reduce blemishes.
- A little bit of chilled Champagne every now and then may actually contribute to your heart and cardiac health, working to decrease your blood pressure and clot formation.
- The calcium and potassium present in your Champagne can actually work as mood enhancers, which may be why its always a go to on special occasions!
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