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Riedel Sommeliers Crystal Sauternes Glass - Set of 4 - 4400/55

Price £352.00 incl. VAT Was £440.00 incl. VAT

Code: 4400/55X4

  • Height: 200mm 7 7/8"
  • Capacity: 390ml 13 3/4 oz
  • Set of four glasses
  • Handmade
  • Mouth Blown
  • Crystal Glass

Box of four glasses, each glass is supplied in its own individual tube.

Recommended grape and wines: Ausbruch, Auslese, Barsac, Beerenauslese, Eiswein, Picolit, Recioto di Soave, Sauternes, Tokay, Trockenbeerenauslese and Vins liquoreux.

About the Riedel Sommeliers Crystal Sauternes Glass

This glass was originally developed in 1989 in collaboration with Hardy Rodenstock, described by the Wine Spectator as "the world’s most extravagant wine collector". It was first issued as a glass for dry white wine as part of Riedel’s mouth-blown HR1 collection. Ironically enough, tastings worldwide have subsequently shown it to be the ideal glass for Sauternes and sweet wines. The unusual, curved design accentuates the apricot aromas typical of wines made from grapes affected by botrytis ("noble rot").

The glass is designed to emphasise acidity, thus balancing the wine’s liquorice sweetness and luscious finish. This shape has now been added to our mouth-blown Sommeliers series as the Sauternes and dessert wine glass.

The following accessories are suitable for cleaning wine glasses:
Glass Cleaning Brush
Large Cleaning Cloth
Medium Cleaning Cloth
Restaurant Crystal Clean

Please note: This item is Non-Stock, which means it may take up to 16 weeks to be delivered.

Suitable For: All White Wines
Specifically For: Sauternes
Specifically For: Dessert Wines
Specifically For: Sweet Wines
Boxed: Individual
Production Type: Mouth Blown