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Saxony club

Bottle shape for Saxon wine, which was created in 1931 to improve the attractiveness and identity recognition of Elbe Valley wine in the state vineyard Hoflößnitz was developed. The club-shaped, then green-colored bottle is very similar to a cone. Due to the shape bulbous, not cylindrical shape) but there were disadvantages. Due to the small contact surface, it is susceptible to breakage during transport and has less stability. In the 1980s, a renewed attempt was made, this form similar to the Franconian bocksbeutel in Saxony in now brown color as standard to establish. It was finally brought back to the market in 1988 for the 50th anniversary of the Saxon Winzergenossenschaft Meißen. The at Tokaj used form is called mace bottle designated. See also below bottles and wine vessels,

Sachsenkeule (bottle type)

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