Typical glass shape with a tulip-shaped goblet that tapers upwards to emphasize the aromas of the port wine to focus on the nose. It is very similar to one Sherry glass (see below Catavino ) or other dessert wine glasses. It is (because of higher alcohol content a port wine) with a volume of only 80 to 140 ml significantly smaller than a normal one wine glass and is only half filled.
Increasingly, however, one is becoming more common for red port wine Grappa glass similar form is used, in which the goblet widens somewhat upwards and the flavors can develop better due to the larger liquid surface. See also under wine glasses. wine vessels and Weingenuss,