Great Western has been committed to making excellent Champagne since 1860. Extra Dry imparts a pleasant hint of sweetness. The first American champagne to win a major European Competition. Naturally fermented in the bottle. The alcoholic content by volume is 12%. Ingredients Contains Sulfites. Directions Opening Instructions: Chill well. Slant the bottle at a 45 degree angle, away from people. Untwist and remove wire hood from bottle. Grab cork firmly with thumb and forefinger. Twist bottle slowly in one direction: let pressure help push cork out. Never use a corkscrew.