With the large variety of cabernet grapes that are grown around the world, there is no reason to wonder why this varietal is featured in Food Service Warehouse’s selection of wine glasses by type. Cabarnet wine glasses are the biggest red wine glasses available. The glasses feature a big bowl that is shaped almost like an egg and is elongated with w wide, yet tapered rim. The large size of the bowl opens up the nuances of oak, pepper and vegetal flavors and aromas. It also allows the tannins in the wine to mix with oxygen, which helps smooth the flavor.
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most popular cabernet grape and variety of wine as this grape is grown all over the world. It is actually a hybrid grape that is made from Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon and can be grown in cool, medium and hot climates because it is resistant to frost and rot. This cabernet grape originated from the Bordeaux region in France, but it is also grown in Australia, South America and California. These cabernet wine glasses are perfect for opening up the flavors and aromas found in this grape such as bell pepper, mint, eucalyptus, black pepper and other lightly fruity notes.
In addition to Cabernet Sauvignon, its parent Cabernet Franc is also widely popular and grown all over the world. It is a black grape that is usually blended with Bordeaux wines and Merlot, but is also featured in its own type of wine. When you are serving wine in wine glasses by type, it is important to make sure to select the correct shape for your cabernet glass in order to open up the aromas of raspberry, bell pepper, tobacco and violets from your Cabernet Franc.