Riedel Sommeliers Crystal Sauternes Glass

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CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER - STOCK DUE MAY 2017

  • Height: 200mm 7 7/8"
  • Capacity: 390ml 13 3/4 oz
  • Hand Made
  • Mouth Blown
  • Crystal Glass

Priced and available individually, each glass in individual tubes.

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 around the world 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 liquorous sweetness and luscious finish. this shape has now been added to our mouth-blown Sommeliers series as the Sauternes and dessert wine glass.

Please note: If this item is out of stock, it may take up to 16 weeks to be delivered.

Product specification

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

Riedel Sommeliers Crystal Sauternes Glass

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