Ullage (fill level) scale

Bottles of wine which are more than 20 years old will no longer be filled to the usual level. Unless our catalogue states otherwise, an ullage or fill level of TS (top shoulder) or HS (high shoulder) for these wines should be regarded as normal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HF: Highest fill level

IN: Into neck

BN: Bottom neck

VTS: Very top shoulder

TS: Top shoulder

HS: High shoulder

MS: Medium shoulder

LS:  Low shoulder

L: Low (undrinkable)

 

 

The ullage of wines in Burgundy bottles is measured in centimetres from the cork.