This 60 oz (1 qt. 29 oz) capacity orbital wine decanter is made of fine
Venetian glass and features a crystal stopper and a silver plated base. Wine
connoisseurs will agree, that the gentle movement of the wine in the orbital
decanter will allow additional breathing of your young and old wines alike.
Dimensions: 10 1/2" tall (with stopper). 7 1/2" wide
Imprint Limit: 3" x 2"
DECANTING: Getting the best out of a bottle of wine.
Decanting is simply
transferring the wine from the bottle to another container. Little understood
and practiced by few, decanting, when done in a restaurant demonstrates to the
patron a serious dedication to optimum wine service. When a wine is decanted it
invariably attracts the attention of other patrons at neighboring tables. For
the restaurateur, this could eventually mean an increase in wine sales.
At home it affords a great way for friends and family to increase their
enjoyment of a wine after it has been decanted.
WINE AND AIR
Many wine drinkers notice, it is only when the bottle is nearly finished that
the wine seems to come into its own. It is simple. It takes time for a wine to
react to contact with air. The swirling of wine in a glass hastens this action.
For this reason wine glasses should only be half-filled. It is also why larger
wine glasses are preferred.
Having been cooped up in a bottle for any number of years, a wine, especially an
older wine, needs an opportunity to open up, to bloom, before it can reveal its
fullest flavor and bouquet. Decanting is an accelerated form of letting a wine
YOUNG WINES AND DECANTING
Strangely enough, young wines benefit greatly from decanting. The oxygen they
contain has actually had little time to take effect. The air in the decanter
achieves change rapidly. It means you get more of what you paid for and lets you
enjoy literally twice as much bouquet and aroma from the wine.
Pouring is slow, continuous and steady. Decanting is not a difficult procedure.
Enjoy one of the most impressive phases of wine serving. Decant! To your health.