What is a claret glass?


A claret glass is specifically designed to hold claret wine, a purplish-red wine originating from the Bordeaux region of France. Claret is a dry wine known for its delicate bouquet.

Claret wine glasses are designed to concentrate the aroma of the wine within the glass. Therefore, the traditional claret wine glass holds between 4 to 6 ounces of claret wine and features straight sides and a flared lip. The diameter of a claret wine glass is about 1/2-inch to 1-inch smaller than the diameter a burgundy wine glass to allow the claret wine drinker to experience each subtle flavor note within the glass of wine.

Q&A Related to "What is a claret glass?"
Claret is known as a wine that is deep red in color. This wine can be found in a part of France called Bordeaux. The word claret is used in Britain mostly.
Claret is the anglicanization of a French name for a particular style of wine. In British English, it simply means any red wine from Bordeaux. The term now has legal force, as the
Claret comes from Bordeaux and burgundy comes from Bourgogne (regions of France) Claret is typically the Cabernet Sauvignon grape, while burgundy is typically Pinot Noir variety.
n. A chilled drink made of claret mixed with soda, fruit juices, brandy, and sugar.
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