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Varietal: Stemware & Decanters
Other Info: Great Wine Gift
Item no. 92796
The Sommeliers is now the wine glass benchmark and the most successful series of hand-made glasses in the world. Each glass is meticulously hand-crafted to showcase the best characteristic of a specific wine, allowing you to truly experience the wine's bouquet, taste, balance and finish.
Tastings around the world have shown this glass 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.
Recommended for: Ausbruch, Auslese, Barsac, Beerenauslese, Eiswein, Jurançon moelleux, Loupiac, Monbazillac, Picolit, Recioto di Soave, Quarts de Chaume, Sauternes, Tokaji, Trockenbeerenauslese, Vins Liquoreux.
Each glass stands 7 7/8" high, holds 13 3/4 oz and is sold individually in a keepsake Riedel tube.
Wine sold separately.
The Sommeliers series is made from 24% lead crystal.
Attention California residents. Proposition 65 warning:
Consuming foods or beverages that have been kept or served in leaded crystal products or handling products made of leaded crystal will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.