Schott Zwiesel Fortissimo Chardonnay/Burgundy Wine Glasses, Set of 6
Perfect for elegant entertaining, these innovative glasses combine the beauty of artisanal crystal with unsurpassed durability. Schott Zwiesel, a German company known for glassware innovation since 1872, creates the break-, chip- and scratch-resistant stemware using patented Tritan titanium technology. Featuring delicate silhouettes and a sparkling clarity that belie their extraordinary strength, this varietal-specific stemware has customized bowls that showcase the bouquet and flavor of Chardonnay and other full-bodied white wines as well as red Burgundy and other light- to medium-bodied red wines. Made in Germany, these lead-free crystal glasses are the choice of premier restaurants and hotels around the globe. Dishwasher safe. 23.7-oz. cap., 10" high. Set of six.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by cityshopper from Perfect Wine Glass These are elegant glasses with beautiful balance and finesse. I have enjoyed these glasses for a couple of months, without detecting the fragility another reviewer mentioned. I routinely wash them in the dishwasher, top rack. Of course, you would not want to twist glassware with such a thin stem when drying them! I love the height of these, but purchasers should note the dimensions and make sure your shelves will accommodate. If you need shorter stems, check out the Grace -- my other favorite.Date published: 2016-08-20Rated 3 out of 5 by SoCalChic from Love the look, but not as strong as advertised I originally fell in love with these due to the thinness, shape and height of the product. I felt the purchase was justified b/c the product was advertised as titanium strong. I bought two chardonnay and two burgundy glasses. I loved them. After having broken one of each, I decided to replace them for a full set of 6 each. Not sure where my logic was in that, but I was still in love with these glasses :) Sadly, I am now down to one Chardonnay and three Burgundy glasses. A simple graze of the glass on the shutters behind sink the while washing them caused the most recent break. I'm not sure if the Titanium that is supposedly in them breaks down b/c it seems to happen after months of use. I will not replace them again. My love for the product has turned into a crush. Im headed back to my trusted (and thicker) Luigi Bormioli's. W-S, please stock up on a Luigi Bormioli that I can switch to easily. Thanks!Date published: 2012-08-14