Riedel Vinum Burgundy/Pinot Glasses, Set of 4

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Brand: Riedel


  • Set of 4 Burgundy/Pinot glasses measuring 8-1/4 inches tall and holding 24-3/4 ounces each
  • Machine-made from 24-percent lead crystal for superb brilliance and clarity
  • Generous sizing enables the bouquet of red wines to flourish; tapered rims allow for swirling
  • Dishwasher-safe; washing by hand recommended for optimal performance
  • Graceful, symmetrical profiles with slender stems that keep body heat away from wine

Binding: Kitchen

Details: Product Description One of Riedel's most popular stems, these Vinum Burgundy/Pinot Noir wine glasses are designed to enhance the flavors of full-bodied red wines with high acidity and moderate tannin, such as Pinot Noir, Barbaresco, Barolo, Barbera, Red Burgundy, Gamay, and Nebbiolo. Introduced in 1986, the Riedel Vinum line was the first machine-made series of glasses in history to be based exclusively on the characteristics of grape varietals. The Vinum series has had a strong and permanent impact on the wine glass culture around the globe. These glasses have proven to consumers and restauranteurs that the pleasure of consuming wines starts with the glass. Developed by 10th generation Georg Riedel on the principle that the contents commands the shape, Vinum is great for everyday use. These glasses are made with over 24% lead crystal. Amazon.com The Vinum collection from renowned Austrian glassmaker Riedel gives serious wine drinkers an extensive choice of moderately priced crystal, each glass designed especially to enhance a particular wine. The Burgundy glass is large and rounded to allow the bouquet of a red wine to flourish. Not just any red wine, but reds high in acidity with moderate tannin levels, such as Red Burgundy and Pinot Noir. The glass helps offset the acidity of the wine by directing it right to the zone on the tongue that registers sweetness. This set of four Vinum glasses will nicely augment an existing wine glass collection or start a budding oenophile on building one. Each beautifully balanced glass stands 8-1/4 inches tall and holds 24-3/4 ounces. Though comprised of more than 24 percent lead crystal, which lends superb brilliance and clarity, Vinum glasses are affordable because they are machine-made. In fact, Vinum is the first machine-made line dedicated to Riedel's philosophy of shaping and sizing a glass to suit the wine within. In addition to wine stems, the Vinum collection also includes cocktail glasses. While dishwasher-safe, Vinum crystal is best washed by hand to prevent detergent residue that can affect wine taste. --Ann Bieri

Package Dimensions: 10.7 x 9.2 x 8.9 inches

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