Gift packaged in a special Riedel
Celebrating Riedel Sommeliers Glass Collection 40th Anniversary!
Fine hand made crystal in a
shape which requires courage because of its unusual
size. This is arguably one of the best wine glasses
in the world!
This glass, first created in
1959, is not a design gimmick but a precision
instrument, developed to highlight the unique
characteristics of the great wines of
The large bowl (capacity 30
oz) 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 Sommeliers Bordeaux
Grand Cru gives breathing space to both young
and more mature wines, unpacking the various
layers of bouquet and delivering a full spectrum
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.
Recommended for: Bordeaux (red),
Brunello di Montalcino, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet
Sauvignon, Merlot, Rioja, Sangiovese, Sangiovese
View the entire Riedel Sommeliers Collection.