Cards of Wine

Sugar Levels in Wine

Sugar

Very Dry White Wines

Less than 4 gram sugar per liter.

Albariño (Spain)
<4g
Alvarinho (Portugal)
<4g
Assyrtiko (Greece)
<4g
Bordeaux Blanc (France)
<4g
Chablis (France)
<4g
Chenin Blanc Dry (France)
<4g
Cortese di Gavi (Italy)
<4g
Greco di Tufo (Italy)
<4g
Moschofilero (Greece)
<4g
Muscadet (France)
<4g
Orvieto (Italy)
<4g
Pinot Bianco (Italy)
<4g
Pinot Grigio (Italy)
<4g
Piquepoul Blanc (France)
<4g
Rueda Verdejo (Spain)
<4g
Silvaner (Italy)
<4g
Vernaccia (Italy)
<4g
Verdicchio (Italy)
<4g
Vinho Verde (Portugal)
<4g
Viognier (France)
<4g
Weissburgunder (Germany)
<4g

Dry White Wines

Between 4 and 8 gram sugar per liter.

Arneis (Italy)
4-8g
Chardonnay (France)
4-8g
Fiano (Italy)
4-8g
Fumé Blanc (USA)
4-8g
Garnacha Blanca (Spain)
4-8g
Grenache Blanc (France)
4-8g
Grüner Veltliner (Austria)
4-8g
Malvasia Dry (Lanzarote)
4-8g
Marsanne (France)
4-8g
Pecorino (Italy)
4-8g
Pinot Blanc (France)
4-8g
Pouilly Fumé (France)
4-8g
Riesling Alace Dry (France)
4-8g
Rioja White (Spain)
4-8g
Roussanne (France)
4-8g
Rueda Verdejo (Spain)
4-8g
Sancerre (France)
4-8g
Sauvignon Blanc (France)
4-8g
Sauvignon Blanc (New World)
4-8g
Silvaner (France)
4-8g
Silvaner (Germany)
4-8g
Soave (Italy)
4-8g
Torrontes (Argentina)
4-8g
Vermentino (Italy)
4-8g
Viognier (France)
4-8g

Semi Dry White Wines

Between 8 and 12 gram sugar per liter.

Chenin Blanc Sweet (France)
8-12g
Gewürztraminer (France)
8-12g
Pinot Gris (France)
8-12g
Pinot Gris (New World)
8-12g
Sémillon (France)
8-12g

Sparkling Wines

Champagne. Cava. Prosecco. Sekt.

Between 4 and 50 gram sugar per liter.

Brut Zero
<3g
Brut
<12g

German Riesling

Between 4 and 200 gram sugar per liter.

Kabinett Trocken (Dry)
4-9g
Spatlese Trocken (Dry)
4-9g
Kabinett (Halb trocken)
12-18g
Spatlese (Halb trocken)
12-18g
Liebfraumilch (Sweet)
18-40g
Auslese
50-100g
BeerenAuslese
100-200g
TrockenBeerenAuslese
150-300g

Dessert Wines

Between 10 and 200 gram sugar per liter.

Port (Portugal)
15g
Madeira (Portugal)
15g
Vin Santo (Italy)
20g
Sherry Dry (Spain)
20g
Sauternes (France)
50g
Tokaij (Hungary)
50g
Sherry Sweet (Spain)
50g
Martini Bianco (Italy)
150g
Martini Rosso (Italy)
150g
Eiswein (Germany)
100-200g

Dry Red Wines

Less than 4 gram sugar per liter.

Barbera (Italy)
<4g
Bordeaux (France)
<4g
Beaujolais (France)
<4g
Carbernet Franc (France)
<4g
Chanti (Italy)
<4g
Malbec (Argentina)
<4g
Merlot (France)
<4g
Montepulciano (Italy)
<4g
Nebbiolo (Italy)
<4g
Pinot Noir (France)
<4g
Valpolicella (Italy)
<4g
Zinfandel (USA)
<4g
Lambrusco (Italy)
4-8g

Appassimento Wines

These red wines have between 8 and 12 gram sugar per liter.

Amarone (Italy)
<8-12g
Ripasso (Italy)
<8-12g