International Standard for the Labelling of Wines

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Presentation of nominal volume

4.6                      Presentation of nominal volume

The nominal volume is expressed in one of the following units: litre (l) or (L), centilitre (cl), and millilitre (ml).  It is written in numbers and ended by the abbreviation or the complete spelling of the chosen unit.

The volume thus shown can be followed by references to another system of measure (e.g. the imperial system) provided that this does not result in any confusion on the quantity presented to the consumer.