Riedel Cornetto Single Crystal Decanter – Review

December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Riedel Cornetto Wine Decanter

Riedel Cornetto

The Riedel Cornetto Single Crystal Decanter is a stylish and elegant piece of art which is made to resemble the graceful neck of a swan. It is also of course, a wine decanter made by Austrian glass blowers for Riedel who have hand sculpted full-lead crystal into a swan’s neck, managing to create an artistic and functional piece. As a decanter it is easy to hold and easy to pour from. As a creative piece of glass work, it is even easier to appreciate.

The mouth of the decanter has been cut on an angle so as to compliment the elegant arch of the swan’s neck. You are able to savoir your wine while at the same time savoring the beauty of the decanter. For brilliance and clarity, the decanter has been crafted from full-lead crystal.

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Features of the Riedel Cornetto Decanter

    • Elongated decanter
    • Crafted from full-lead crystal for clarity and brilliance
    • Mouth-blown in Austria by world-renowned glassmakers
    • Exposes wine to oxygen for more developed bouquet and fuller flavours
    • Best washed by hand

 

Benefits

From a functional perspective, the decanter provides a welcome benefit in that it can help to reduce sediment from forming in the bottom, however it will still allow various bouquets to form as a result of exposure to oxygen, which is after all, the reason for decanting.

Product Details

Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 5.8 x 12.8 inches
Weight: 1.5 pounds
Manufacturer: Riedel
Item model number: 1977 / 13

Pros

    • It will hold 26 ½ ounces of wine
    • Very easy to handle and hold
    • Very easy to pour from
    • Very lovely to look at


Cons

    • It can sometimes drip a little bit
    • It can take a little while to dry after being rinsed

User Ratings and Reviews

Customers that have left feedback for the Riedel Cornetto Decanter have given it an outstanding rating. While all ratings were favorable, a couple of concerns were raised. These were that sometimes the decanter can drip and it can also take a while to dry out inside, after rinsing. I’d recommend a decanter drying stand to help accelerate drying.

Overall, customers had an appreciation for the artistic value of the decanter as well as finding it easy to pour from, elegant, unique, practical and very easy to use. To see more of what customers have to say about the product, you can read the reviews here.

Recommendation

The Riedel Cornetto Single Crystal Decanter is available online and you can check for the most current price here. Customers love this decanter and as with other Riedel products they are able to appreciate its unique qualities as well as the handmade excellence that goes into producing Riedel lead crystal decanters. Customers are also aware of the combination of practical functionality and artistic qualities, so on the basis of positive customer feedback, the decanter is recommended.

 

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