The decanter is a vessel that can be used to hold the decantation of a liquid (such as wine) which may contain sediment.The so-called "decanter" is to pour the wine into the decanter, so that the sediment in the old wine can be separated, and the new wine can touch oxygen better and show the best taste. However, there are many types of decanters, in addition as a wine vessel, it can also be used as a artwork to show personal taste.
Different materials of wine decanter
In the Roman Empire, glass was used to store and hold things. Since it does not influence the flavor of the wine, glass has long been a good material for making a decanter. However, too many carvings or colors can affect the visual experience of decanting.So the most common and ideal decanter usually has a long neck and a big stomach, as well as a transparent glass material and a plug for sealing.
Many high-end brand manufacturers use crystal or lead crystal glass to make decanters.In addition to decanting, this decanter can also be used as a home decoration,because it is elegant,like a handicraft. No matter it's at home or at a business banquet, the crystal decanter can hold on the scene easily.
Different shapes of wine decanter
With various shape, decanter is the most attractive in all wine assemblies. Different shapes of decanters can meet different people's aesthetic need.
1.Classic wine decanter
This type of decanter is the most common, generally with a wide bottom, a narrow long neck, The mouth is wider than the neck, making it easy to pour the wine into and out.
2. Swan / U-shaped glass decanter
The Swan decanter is more beautiful than the previous one, and the wine liquor can be taken from one mouth and out from the other. Whether it is pouring in or out, it is not easy to spill.
3.C shape decanter
The C shape decanter is very similar to the U shape. The difference is that it add a part than the U shape, so that when the wine is poured out, the wrist does not need to be bent too much, and the movement will be more elegant.
After pouring the wine into the strange Carafe, the wine will gradually divert until it is full. This is really like a red root, which looks gorgeous and spectacular.
5.Snake shape wine decanter
A snake decanter, like a fire dragon or a snake, looks crooked and has a special beauty when poured into wine.
Of course, in addition to the common above shapes, there are many other shapes for the decanter.
Different price of decanter
According to the material, manufacturer, manpower, brand awareness, the price of the decanter is different.For example, crystal materials require more consideration of the relationship between quantity and quality, as well as manpower,manual factors; while glass decanters are mostly produced in batch production, so they are naturally cheaper than crystal decanters. Besides, some attractive decanters will be more expensive. So would the expensive decanter be better?
In fact, no matter how expensive the price is, the function of the decanter is to let the wine breathe and fill its original aroma the air, showing the best taste, instead of improving the quality of the wine.