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Riedel Ouverture Red Wine- Set of 2

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Riedel Ouverture Red Wine- Set of 2

Introduced in 1989, the Ouverture collection from Riedel is for the straightforward customer who appreciates good wines at reasonable prices. Completely lead-free, the glasses come in a set of two, and feature a mid-size bowl designed to enhance your drinking pleasure of medium bodied red wines. Great for parties or everyday use.

Perfect for everyday use, the four red-wine glasses in this set are part of the moderately priced Ouverture series offered by world-renowned Austrian wineglass maker Riedel Crystal (founded in 1756). Being lead-free, they're not crystal like Riedel's premium glasses but are machine blown of potash glass and are dishwasher-safe. Their thin rims are cut and polished to Riedel's exacting standards, so wine flows easily onto the tongue. Each glass holds 12-3/8 ounces and stands 7-3/8 inches high. Though glasses shaped and sized for different types of wine seem commonplace today, when Riedel introduced this idea in 1961, it was revolutionary. Since then Riedel has continued fine-tuning glasses to bring out the best characteristics in wines and spirits. Varying bowls' shapes and sizes affects the position of the head when sipping and where wine first contacts the tongue's various taste zones.

Item number: 6408/00
Height: 187 mm, 7-3/8"
Capacity: 350 ccm, 12-3/8 oz
Widest diameter: 79 mm, 3-1/8"