A Nebuchadnezzar is a large bottle of champagne that holds 15 litres, or the equivalent of 20 standard-sized bottles of champagne. The name 'Nebuchadnezzar' comes from the ancient king of Babylon, who is mentioned in the Bible as a powerful and wealthy ruler. The term 'Nebuchadnezzar' has been used to refer to large bottles of champagne since the 19th century, and it is often used to describe a bottle that is equivalent in size to 20 standard-sized bottles of champagne.
The Nebuchadnezzar size champagne bottle is usually the largest bottle size produced by the those champagne houses that make larger formats. Given its size, it is best suited for large gatherings or events and can be quite a talking point. These bottles are also quite photogenic!