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Burgundy bottle

Burgundy (shaped) bottle (GB)
bouteille bourguignonne (F)
bottiglia borgognona (I)

From the French Burgundy originating wine bottle shape. Especially through the Chardonnay boom in the 1980s, this became popular worldwide. The thick-bellied bottle has no shoulders like that Bordeaux bottle and a shorter neck than the much slimmer one Schlegel bottle, In general, the bottle bottom a dent. In Burgundy, the mostly dark-colored, but also yellow-green bottle is usually made for red wines Pinot Noir and white wines Chardonnay used. The characteristic yellow-green is called "Feuille morte" (dead leaf = autumn leaves). Likewise, many will Loire wines bottled in burgundy bottles. A slightly wider shape is at the Rhone for the Châteauneuf-du-Pape common. In Germany, this form is particularly popular for wines from Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) or Pinot Noir (Pinot Noir), as well as in California for wines Chenin Blanc, A similar form has the usual in Italian Piedmont Albeisa, See also below bottles and wine vessels,

Burgundy bottle, Sparkling wine bottle, Bordeaux bottle, Club bottle, Schlegel bottle

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