The Vinum Pino Noir glass is excellent for full-bodied red wines (more than 12.5 percent alcohol) with high acidity and moderate tannin. This glass directs the flow of wine onto the zone of the tongue which perceives sweetness, thereby highlighting the rich fruit and tempering the high acidity of the wine. The large bowl captures all the nuances of the wine’s aroma.Guided by the idea that “content commands the shape,” Riedel of Austria consistently earns first place among the makers of fine wine glasses. The Vinum series is the world’s first line of machine-made glasses formed specifically to suit varietal characteristics. Crafted to exacting standards, the glasses are 24-percent lead crystal with a beautifully balanced feel. They offer the taste-enhancing benefits of Riedel’s hand-formed glasses without the top-shelf expense.
Riedel designs the Burgundy glass to suit full-bodied wines with moderate tannin and high acidity. The large bowl is especially apt for Burgundy’s nuanced aroma and controls the flow of wine onto the optimum part of the tongue. This set of two glasses is also suitable for serving Pinot Noir, Barbaresco, Barbera, Barolo, Gamay, and Nebbiolo. Each stem stands 8-1/4 inches high and has a 24-3/4-ounce full capacity. Washing by hand is recommended. –Emily Bedard
- Set of 2 Riedel Vinum Pinot Noir (Burgundy Red) Glasses
- Capacity: 21-1/2 oz
- Height: 8-7/8 in
- Fine Crystal