Many novice wine enthusiasts falsely believe that having a set of good crystal wine glasses is all that is needed to get the best flavor from their favorite wines. But there is more to choosing the right wine glass and the selection will vary from wine to wine. For this reason serious wine lovers spend a considerable amount of time building up a varied collection of wine glasses for each type of wine they enjoy.
When drinking Bordeaux it is important to get glasses that are designed to bring out the flavor of this red wine for the best experience. Bordeaux wine glasses are tall with a broad bowl for holding the beverage. This large bowl gives plenty of room for swirling this full bodied red wine. This will increase the complex taste while minimizing any negative smells from overripe grapes. The design also directs the wine to the back of the mouth where the flavor is greater enhanced for the best taste experience from each bottle of wine.
Having the right wine glasses for each type of wine can make every bottle that a wine enthusiast opens its absolute best as opposed to being only average.