The Bordeaux Grand Cru from Riedel is part of the Sommeliers collection; the first variety specific stemware line. This glass was first created in 1959 as a precision instrument to highlight the unique characteristics of the great wines of Bordeaux. The Sommeliers Bordeaux Grand Cru has a large bowl to bring out the full depth of contemporary wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The Grand Cru gives breathing space to both young and mature wines, unpacking the various layers of bouquet and delivering the full array of aromas. This is a glass that showcases the majestically structured red wines in all their complexity and finesse. On the palate, the soft, silky and velvety texture of the wine is intensified and the finish is prolonged. Height: 10 5/8". Capacity: 30 3/8 oz. Sommeliers is executed in lead crystal and is mouth blown in Austria.