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Italian name (Bottiglia bordolese) for the Bordeaux bottle; see there.

The most widespread wine bottle shape, which started its triumphal march around the world from Bordeaux. It has become the global standard, so to speak, especially for red wines. The bottle has a cylindrical body, a pronounced shoulder (hence the name shoulder bottle) and a short neck. This is also the origin of some...

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