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Bordeaux glass

Designation for a large-volume, bulbous red wine glass, whose goblet tapers upwards to the fragrances ( flavorings ) better in the glass to keep. The unfolding of the fragrances is aided by the wide surface level and volume of the fragrances fireplace (Space between surface and edge of glass). Therefore, the wine should be poured (as with all wine glasses) maximum up to the height of the largest cup circumference. It is especially suitable for alcoholic, tannic red wines; Of course not only from the Bordeaux, The burgundy glass is quite similar, but significantly bulbous and with less high chalice (fireplace). It is especially suitable for aromatic, fruity Wines. See also below wine glasses. wine vessels and Weingenuss,

Drinking glasses: Bordeaux, Burgundy, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

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