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The Glencairn Official Whisky / Sherry Tasting / Nosing Copita Glass - Set of 6

£28.95 incl. VAT

23 in stock
Code: GCNC6

  • Height: 150mm 6 1/8"
  • Capacity: 115ml
  • Rim Diameter: 39mm 1 1/2"
  • Glass Diameter: 60mm 2 3/8"
  • Lead-Free Crystal
  • Machine Made

About the Glencairn Nosing Copita Glass

The Glencairn Nosing Copita Glass can be used for both whisky and sherry. The distilleries use this relatively small tulip bowled glass to nose the newly made spirit and their Master Blenders when nosing whiskies to be used in upcoming blends. Historically, it has been known as a 'Dock Glass' as people used it on the docks in the 17th and 18th centuries. Newly arrived shipments had 'to be nosed' before they accepted the shipment.

The tulip shape of the bowl allows the liquid to be swirled sufficiently before nosing, and the small opening retains the alcohol vapours and concentrates the nose. Once the sherry or whisky has been poured, it is always a great idea to seal the glass with a cover such as a tasting cap, then swirl and leave for a few minutes to let it stand and allow the aroma to intertwine with the oxygen and develop sufficiently. The perfect nose!

A Whisky Tasting Cap is now available to be used with the Glencairn Nosing Copita Glass.

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

Suitable For: Spirits
Specifically For: Whisky
Boxed: Set of 6
Production Type: Machine Made