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Port Wine Glass

Typical glass form with an upturned, tulip - shaped chalice to 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 wine glass and is only half filled.

Drinking glasses: port, sherry, grappa, red wine

Increasingly, however, for red port a the Grappa glass used similar form in which the goblet slightly widened towards the top and the larger liquid surface, the flavors can develop better. See also below wine glasses. wine vessels and Weingenuss,

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