Riedel Vinum Spirits Glasses Set of 2 #18135

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Riedel Vinum Spirits Glasses Set of 2 (P/N 6416/17). If your bar is stocked with liqueurs such as amaretto, vermouth, creme de menthe, or Drambuie, owning complementary glassware is a must. Serve your cordials in these diminutive stems designed for distilled spirits.

  • Each glass stands 6-3/8 inches tall and holds 2.9 oz.
  • The shape of the glass captures the liqueur at the bulb of the base, sending the aroma straight up through the top and directly to your nose.
  • The clarity of Lead-free glass brings out the liqueur's shine. Hand-washing recommended.




Recommended for: Aquavit, Maraschino, Spirits, Stone Fruit



Why choose this set over similar glasses?
  • Vinum was the first glass designed for the zones of the tongue that perceive sweetness, bitterness, saltiness, and acidity, targeting receptors to bring out the varietal's nuances.
  • Machine-made glasses offer precision and uniformity in material compared to hand-blown or mouth-blown versions.
  • The truncated bowl and relatively long stem of this copita offers a charming visual profile.
This set makes a great wedding gift or completes the collection of the serious enthusiast of fine spirits.



Each of these magnificent glasses is specifically designed to enhance the flavor of fine liqueur.
  • Design parameters are based on the characteristics of fine liquer
  • Glasses designed with elegance, lightness, and balance
  • Machine-made with lead-free crystal
  • Set of 2 glasses
Brand: Riedel 



UPC: 9006206513734 



Size: 6 3/8h (in) 



Weight: 2.5 lbs 



Capacity: 2.9 oz 



What makes Riedel stemware unique 



How does the quality of Riedel's new lead-free crystal compare to its 24% lead crystal glass?

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

3 reviews

Making spirits bright

by

Received my glasses on time and well packed. Beautiful design with wide base. Perfect for those special drinks.

There are better options

by

First, I'm a big Riedel fan - I can't say enough good things about the vinum series wine glasses.



I'm a big fan of distillates - Eaux de Vie, Cognacs, Scotches, and others - I have more than 50 examples. That said, this little glass - 3 oz - is the worst of the bunch. It robs both bouquet and flavor. The nose is too narrow and the bowl is too small. Small tulip shaped glasses - 4 to 7 oz (and at 1/3 the price) - are far superior.



The glass is very cute though - and that is its strength. It is good for casual sipping and showing off, but it is not good for hedonism.

Interesting - Sort of Fun

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This odd shaped glass is a good excuse to taste your way through the collection of spirits in the cabinet. They highlighted the brightness of the Michigan Cherry and nicely highlighted Drambuie.







Not a necessity, but they are a lot of fun and help focus on the individual mixed drink ingredients as you build your "taste catalog" on the way to better customizing your cocktail selections.