Glass Riedel, "Sommeliers" Riesling Grand Cru, gift tube, 380 ml
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"Sommeliers" Riesling Grand Cru - crystal glass of delicious white wines of Grand Cru Class from the Riesling grape. In wines from Riesling fresh acidity perfectly balanced with residual sweetness and mineral components and aroma attracts shades of peach. In search of glass that best fit this style of Riesling, a British journalist Stuart Pigott, specializing in Riesling wines, gathered for tasting the best wines of 1990 from Germany, France and Austria. Riedel sent to this a few glasses of wine, knowing that the best of them fit glass called Chianti Classico. But tasting showed otherwise. In subsequent tastings in London, Paris and New York Riesling already presented exclusively in the glass, which is now called "Sommelier" Riesling Grand Cru.
Glass is ideal not only for Riesling from Alsace, but also for wines from areas such as Jurançon Sec, Patrimonio, Vouvray and grape varieties such as Teroldego and Semillon.
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.