What Is a Brut?

A brut is a dry sparkling wine that is very popular at weddings and is one of the more commonly available champagnes.

Most people enjoy the taste of brut champagnes as they have just enough sweetness but not too much.

Key Points

  • Brut is the French word for dry. Therefore, brut sparkling wine refers to a dry sparkling wine.
  • Brut is also a term that’s used to describe champagne.
  • The term “brut” is simply the level of sweetness in sparkling wine.
  • The sweetness comes from a step that happens during the champagne making process.
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