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coupe

Especially in the 19th century in use Champagne glass in the form of a shallow shell. According to a legend, it is the bosom of the French queen Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793). But there are also other ladies called. The actual design for the cup-shaped glass is the French author and satirist Marquis de Saint-Evremond (1610-1703), which is concerned with the popularity and distribution of the champagne has earned great merit. For sparkling wine, but it is not ideal, as the carbonated beads and flavors volatilize too quickly through the large surface area of ​​the liquid. The narrow high Flûte is far better suited for this. Champagne purists claim that the only sensible use of the coupe is one Champagne pyramid to build and then enjoy the sparkling wine as quickly as possible. See also below wine vessels and wine glasses,

Drinking glasses: Flûte, Coupe, red wine, white wine

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