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Riedel Ayam Crystal Wine Decanter, Black
Riedel Ayam Crystal Wine Decanter, Black
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Item# 201602R
Size: H: 11.3" Cap: 57.5oz.

Riedel announces the Ayam Black, which takes its name from the world's most exclusive and coveted breed of hen, indigenous to Indonesia. The elegant and impressive appearance of the Ayam hen inspired Maximilian J. Riedel, 11th generation CEO and president of Riedel Crystal, to create this groundbreaking and functional design. This impressive Crystal Decanter marries functionality with exceptional aesthetic appeal. The Ayam is a Crystal Decanter with a duel Crystal Decanter function, meaning the wine is aerated both when it is poured into and from the Crystal Decanter, significantly reducing the time needed to open up the wine. The gurgling sound produced when wine poured into and from the Crystal Decanter illustrates the intensity of the aeration process. However, the real innovation lies in the design of the Ayam, which was created not only to stand on the table, but also to hang from it!

Hand-crafted and mouth-blown in the company's glassworks in Kufstein, Austria, this crystal glass Crystal Decanter is ideal for younger red and white wines.

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Varietal Specific Designs

"It takes a great deal of efforts for a talented wine-maker to produce a good wine. These efforts can be ruined in no time if the wine is not served properly. The quality of the glass plays a crucial role here and Riedel produces the largest range of high quality glasses, specifically fine-tuned to fit the predominant wine varietals of the planet. Riedel makes it possible to fully appreciate all the nuances of aromas and tastes from the best wines of the world." -Michel Bettane

The Riedel glass designs are based on the exceptional characteristics of each grape variety, which in turn determines the shape, size and rim diameter of the bowl. The latest machine blown technology, in conjunction with the seamless pulled stem, offers a special design feature "architecture", which creates an indent in the bottom of the bowl, reflecting the light and adding another dimension to the lively color of wine.

Crystal Classics Exclusive Handmade Riedel Wine Decanters

Shop an extensive collection of the Riedel wine decanters, and a few of them that are exclusively made for Crystal Classics, not available in any other store.

"I prefer to decant wines, both young and old. It is a sign of respect for old wines and a sign of confidence in young wines. Decanting old wines, just a few moments before they are served, helps to ensure that the wines' clarity and brilliance are not obscured by any deposit that may have developed over time. Decanting young wines several hours before they are served gives the wine a chance to bloom and attain a stage of development that normally requires years of aging." - Georg Riedel

 

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