In France, a unit of liquid capacity for wine. Earlier, = 18 veltes, about 134.11 liters. By the middle of the 19th century, in Bordeaux the same as a demi-barrique = 15 veltes, about 113.1 liters, and in Burgundy and Champagne = 18 veltes, about 136.97 liters. In the 20th century, 2 feuillettes = 1 pièce. For Chablis in Yonne, about 132 liters. In the departments of Saône et Loire and Côte d'Or in Burgundy, 114 liters.
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