a decorative glass bottle, generally with a stopper, from which wine, etc. is served after being decanted
A vessel used for decanting, especially a decorative bottle used for serving wine.
OriginSee also: décanter
- Porto decanter set-According to Signals, 17th century Europeans sipped their port wine through specially crafted Pfeiffen-Schnapps glasses.
- This set includes four hand blown port glasses that measure 3 ½ inches tall and a decanter that measures 11 ¾ inches tall.
- They offer three main items that have to do with the drinking and serving of wine; double wine glasses, personalized wine bar glasses and carafe and a porto decanter set (these items would fall under their entertaining category).
- A richly-decorated port decanter and glasses with 24k gold decoration purchased on a trip to Italy may hold a prominent place in the dining room; however, they may only be used on rare occasions, if at all.
- In less than five minutes, wine poured into a breathable wine glass will have many of the same taste and aroma changes which would have taken thirty minutes to two hours of aeration using a decanter.