MACHINE-MADE & GRAPE VARIETAL SPECIFIC
Positioned as the new generation of Riedel wine glasses, Vinum XL brings fresh excitement to the benchmark Vinum machine blown range. The collection includes superior and finely tuned wine glass shapes for major Grape varietals such as Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, the worlds celebration beverage Champagne and not forgetting a glass for fun, enlightening Cocktails and Martinis.
Vinum XL Pinot Noir
Created during several workshops with the famed Oregon Producers, the shape clearly shows the fresh compact fruit of North West Pinot Noir and highlights the irresistible sweetness, whilst perfectly balancing the acidity and deemphasizing the alcohol to create a perfect picture of the wine. Or, in the words of Georg Riedel, this new line is "the perfect Oregon Pinot Noir Dream Glass"
Vinum XL Cabernet
This glass excels in flawlessly blending together the wines aromas and flavours, bringing to light brilliant concentration, whilst harmonising the intense sweet dark red fruit, integrating the tannins and masking the alcohol. Georg J. Riedel: "For me, this is the new benchmark glass when it comes to the enjoyment of young wines composed of the Bordeaux varietals"
Vimum XL Champagne
A 1967 design by Claus Riedel, originally created for the World exhibition in Montreal, and rediscovered in 2006 during a tasting panel with Moet and Chandon. Over many weeks, the expert tasters searched for a glass which would be the best "transmitter" to highlight the qualities of their 2000 Vintage. Ultimately, the glass of choice was the Vinum XL which Moet and Chandon selected above all others to present their legendary 2000 selection.
Vinum XL Martini
Martini - James Bond's favourite aperitif, served “shaken not stirred". The Vinum XL Martini is the classic bar glass for all Martini's and Cocktails, timeless in its elegance and beauty, and the perfect right capacity. Innovative 21st. century glass making technology, developed by our expert technicians, ensures that the new Vinum XL glasses are remarkably durable. Vinum XL is manufactured exclusively in Riedels own factories in Bavaria, Germany.