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Schlegel bottle

Name (also high-pressure bottle) for the most commonly used bottle shape in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Alsace for white wines. The slim bottle with elongated neck is between 300 and 375 millimeters long. A special form used in the German Rheingau is called Rheingau flute designated. In France, the Alsatian flail bottle is called Flûte (Flute) named, the internationally common name for this bottle shape is "Renana" (German "Rheinische"). The quite similar Burgundy bottle is thick-bellied and also has a shorter neck. A cone-like shape has the Saxony club, And those at the Hungarian Tokaj used is called mace bottle, In contrast, the roller-shaped Bordeaux bottle only a very short neck with pronounced shoulders. See also below bottles and wine vessels,

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

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