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Bordolese

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

The most common wine bottle shape, which has made 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. Some of the designations for the fill level, i.e....

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