Glass Riedel, "Extreme" Cabernet, set of 2 glasses, 0.8 L
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Collection of crystal glasses "Vinum Extreme" is the first development of a new century, it was created in 2000. The reason for creating a new line was the desire to keep up with the New World wines, which have a rich structure and constantly improve its quality. They demanded a very special glass to demonstrate and emphasize the special qualities of perfect wines from the New World. Is of great importance and the form of glasses, which can help to "deal" with the concentration and density of wines and achieve the ideal way to communicate with them.
Set "Vinum Extreme" Cabernet consists of two crystal glasses designed for red wines from Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The height of the glass - 247 mm.
The Austrian company Riedel dynasty belongs Riedel, who is now 3 centuries engaged in glass manufacturing business. Over 10 generations of glassblowers follow family traditions. History of Riedel began in 1678 in Bohemia, the founder of the dynasty - Johann Christoph Riedel. In 1756, his grandson, Johann Leopold, opened the first glass factory. However, only in 1890 were presented to the world the first goblets handmade brand Riedel. Since that time the company has achieved considerable success and constantly increasing production. Each heir Riedel increasingly strengthens the brand and improving production technology.
However, not all the company's history was cloudless. In 1945, all the companies that were in the territory of Czechoslovakia, were nationalized. Thus, Walter Riedel in an instant lost everything, was arrested and sent to a camp in Siberia. Revived the family business by his son - Klaus, abandoned by fate to Austria. He purchased a ruined factory near the city of Innsbruck, which today is called "The Riedel Glassworks". It Claus Riedel revolutionized the glass case, proving the dependence of the bouquet and taste of wine on the characteristics of a glass.
Today the company operates Georg Riedel - the tenth member of the family. He continued the work of their ancestors, creating crystal glasses, which correspond to the different varieties of grapes. Due to the mechanization of production managed to reduce the cost of production Riedel, making it more accessible to buyers. Today the products of "Empire" Riedel is represented in almost all corners of the globe. It is appreciated for high quality, stylish design and the exquisite bouquet of wine, which is revealed through the glasses of the company.