Know Your Grapes? 12 Wines With The Fewest Calories
The types of grapes used to create the wines we all love and recognize: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, each impart their own taste and calorie value. It should be noted that calorie value in wine is greatly dependent on alcohol content, the more the alcohol, the more the calories. Also, various types of crafting in wine can have an effect on the total calorie value. Below is a list of wines with the least calories, from lowest to highest.
A glass of wine = 5 oz.(148ml) A little more than a quarter of a bottle of beer.
A bottle of wine = 25 oz.(750ml) The most common size for a bottle of wine, making about 5 glasses per bottle.
|#1: Gamay||Calories per glass:115||Calories per bottle:581||AKA: Beaujolais|
|#2: Riesling||Calories per glass:118||Calories per bottle:600|
|#3: Sauvignon Blanc||Calories per glass:119||Calories per bottle:603|
|#4: Pinot Noir||Calories per glass:121||Calories per bottle:610||AKA: Burgundy|
|#5: Pinot Grigio||Calories per glass:122||Calories per bottle:618||AKA: Pinot Gris|
|#6: Cabernet Franc||Calories per glass:122||Calories per bottle:618|
|#7: Cabernet Sauvignon||Calories per glass:122||Calories per bottle:618|
|#8: Syrah||Calories per glass:122||Calories per bottle:618|
|#9: Claret||Calories per glass:122||Calories per bottle:620|
|#10: Muscat||Calories per glass:123||Calories per bottle:623|
|#11: Sangiovese||Calories per glass:126||Calories per bottle:641|
|#12: Red Zinfandel||Calories per glass:129||Calories per bottle:656|
- USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.