• Riedel Vinum Series - Chardonnay (Oaked) - Set of 2 6416/97

    Riedel Vinum Series - Chardonnay (Oaked) - Set of 2 6416/97

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    Vinum is the first machine-made glass to based on the characteristics of grape varietal. The brand was developed in tasting workshops where the content commanded the shape. Vinum is executed in lead crystal, machine blown in Bavaria, Germany.

    Robert M. Parker, Jr.
    : "The finest glasses for both technical and hedonistic purposes are those made by Riedel. The effect of these glasses on fine wine is profound. I cannot emphasize enough what a difference they make."

    Time Magazine: "The Riedel family has never stamped its name on a single bottle of wine. But over the past 50 years, this Austrian clan of master glassmakers has done more to enhance the oenophile's pleasure than almost any winemaking dynasty."

    Riedel:  "Offering a larger volume, the  glass reveals the intensity and the wine's layers of aroma. The size of the bowl enables the rich bouquet to develop its wonderfully diverse range of aromas, emphasizing the finesse, while minimizing the risk of it becoming over-concentrated."

    Varietal use:  Burgundy (white), Chardonnay, Chardonnay (oaked), Chardonnay New World (oaked), Corton-Charlemagne, Meursault, Montrachet, Morillon, Pouilly-Fuisse, Riesling (Kabinett), Riesling (late harvest), Riesling Smaragd, Sauvignon Blanc, St. Aubin.

    Volume:  21 1/8 ounces
    Height:  7 1/2 inches
    Glass:  Lead crystal.  Dishwasher safe.
    Riedel item #:   6416/97