Riedel Black Tie Bliss Decanter #2540
- Enhances the enjoyment of wine with drama and flair
- Ensures old wines' clarity and brilliance
- Allows young wines to bloom and develop
- Mouth-blown from lead-free crystal
Size: 14 1/2h (in)
Weight: 3.8 lbs
Capacity: 43 ounces
Riedel recently began the process of converting all of its glassware from lead to lead-free glass crystal, and eventually all of Riedel's glassware will be lead-free. We compared lead vs the lead-free (Sommelier Bordeaux Grand Cru glasses side by side, and found it difficult to distinguish between the glasses. It seemed like the lead-free glasses had thinner stems and rims, while the 24% lead glasses seemed slightly heaver in the hand. There was no discernable difference in the balance, clarity or construction of the glasses.
Ratings & Reviews
Perfect gift for wine loving sweetheart
by Marie -
I purchased this as a valentine's gift for my husband. It is the perfect size and displays nicely. The " black tie" is a black stripe on the side.
Even better than the picture!
I purchased this to give as a gift for someone who has always said they find decanters pretentious. The heart design makes this a nice display piece while still serving its intended purpose in an approachable way. A couple of things to note: the heart area is not an opening - if is translucent but filled in. Another surprise is the lovely black stripe detail up one side, which looks more like a shadow in the photo.