Sommeliers Sauternes Glass
The ultimate dessert wine glass. Perfect for when you come to open your Château d’Yquem.
In 1958 Riedel launched the very first ‘wine-friendly’ glasses with the Sommeliers Series, which were blown into a mould by glassblowers in Tyrol and were made in collaboration with experienced wine tasters and sommeliers. They were the world’s first handmade, lead-free, super-thin wine glasses designed specifically for optimum enjoyment, and they remain the most iconic glasses on the market to this day.
The Sommeliers Sauternes Glass is engineered to emphasise acidity, which balances the liqueur-like sweetness of dessert wine. It also highlights mineral notes and fruity aromatics. There is no better glass for your Sauternes, Monbazillac, Recioto di Soave, Icewine, Tokaji or sweet German Riesling, such as Ausless, Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese.
The Riedel family can trace their trade in luxury glassware back to Johann Cristoph, born in 1673. Now in the hands of the 11th generation, Maximilian Josef Riedel, this multi-award-winning, family-run business has become as entwined with the world of fine wine as the vines themselves. Combining science, the experience of some of the world’s finest palates and a pinch of magic, they design their glorious glasses to enhance the bouquet, texture, flavour, finish and pleasure delivered by specific grape varieties. Anyone lucky enough to attend one of their wine glass tasting events will be converted for life. The adage of having ‘the right tool for the right job’ has never been more fitting than when enjoying wine from a Riedel.
SKU No.: 1043504
Style No.: 279743
One handmade crystal glass.
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