This Riedel Sommelier Bordeaux Grand Cru glass, first created in 1961, is not a design gimmick but a precision instrument, developed to highlight the unique characteristics of the great wines of Bordeaux.
Mouth blown from lead crystal, the large bowl (capacity 860cc) brings out the full depth of contemporary wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.
Modern vinification techniques enable wine-makers to concentrate the fruit to such an extent that young wines may seem one-dimensional, tannic and over-oaked if served in smaller glasses. The Riedel Sommelier Bordeaux Grand Cru glass gives breathing space to both young and more mature wines, unpacking the various layers of bouquet and delivering a full spectrum of aromas. On the palate, the texture of the wine - soft, silky, velvety - is intensified and the finish prolonged, gently blending acidity with supple, sweet tannins.
This is a glass that showcases these majestically structured red wines in all their complexity and finesse.
Perfect with the following grape varieties...
Height 270 mm
Capacity 860 ccm
Production mouth-blown in Austria
- Dishwasher safe.
- Use soft water to avoid stains.
- Avoid using glass or metal to avoid scratches.
- Use white vinegar to remove stains.
- If washing by hand, use warm water and detergent.
- Do not hold the glass by the base when polishing.
Free delivery to UK mainland over £49.
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