MEASUREMENTS: 9" tall x 2-3/4" in diameter at rim (23 x 7 cm)
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Syrah is served stylishly and sensibly in the iittala Essence Red Wine Glasses. A line born in 2001, Essence was designed by Argentinean Alfredo Häberli with the philosophy that simplicity enhance the enjoyment of fine wine. Häberli designed each beautifully blown bowl specifically for the type of intended wine, while sharing the same stem height and base size for unity at the table setting. Shaped specifically for red wines, the rounder bowl allows the wine to breathe and plenty of room to swirl and sip.Häberli designed each bowl for optimal appreciation while sharing the same stem height and base size for each glass. The Essence red wine glass is an elegant glass with a slightly rounded bowl, ideal for enjoying your favorite red wine.
MEASUREMENTS: 9" tall x 2-3/4" in diameter at rim (23 x 7 cm)
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Finn or fan of Finnish design that doesn’t recognize the iittala logo, designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1956 and inspired by his “i-line” range. The logo serves as a symbol of quality craftsmanship, timeless design, and thoughtful functionality. Many collectors ... More iittala
A master of reflection, Alfredo Häberli has become an internationally recognized designer whose mantra "observation is the best form of thought" has proved invaluable when creating his popular glassware collections.
Born in Argentina in 1964, Alfredo Häberli moved to Switzerland in 1977 w... More Alfredo Häberli
We love these new glasses! They are perfectly balanced in one's hand and make the wine look beautiful, too. They are not too severe that they wouldn't fit with a casual meal, but they are stylish enough to work with a full Holiday or grand celebration meal. So happy we found these!
Elegant wine glasses
November 30, 2022
These wine glasses are so elegant and beautiful. I was initially concerned about the stems that look somewhat fragile, but they feel great in the hand. I am reserving them for special occasions.
Red Wine Glass pretty
July 22, 2022
Light weight, strong, elegant.
December 27, 2020
Simple, elegant style. A little tall, but not unwieldly or top-heavy. I love the straight sides. they are a nice contrast to more traditional globe-style red wine glasses I already had.
Just the right Christmas Gift
December 12, 2020
Gift was for my son and his wife. Now they have 2 sets of red wine glasses.
Beautiful wine glasses
October 11, 2020
I have loved Ittala for a long time and have a small collection. These wine glasses are beautiful and look elegant on the table.
August 25, 2020
I like the tall stems on the glasses, it makes the table setting more elegant. The glasses have enough room for a good size pour and room for the wine to breathe.
Modern, Elegant Wine Glasses
August 10, 2020
Thank you for the well packed wine glasses that arrived quickly. They are beautiful. Although I have several sets of wine glasses, I couldn't resist these. I have drinking glasses made by Iittala, so I already knew what quality to expect. The wine glasses did not disappoint! I entertain often--yes, even during the virus having small groups outdoors-- and I am eager to serve a good red wine in them. Oh I have already used them for myself. They feel perfect in the hand--nicely balanced.
Sure cure for the Pandemic Blues
August 4, 2020
...and any other blues you may experience. After 39.2 years of marriage, this did the trick. A lovely set of glasses we should have allowed ourselves years ago. Toasts with a clear, distinctive, clear tone. You'll be glad you purchased them.
Love these wine glasses!
April 14, 2020
I added 6 glasses to my collection of 4. to make 10 total. These glasses are high quality glass and just the right size and weight. And the price is great! Packaging is always superior with Finnstyle. Very pleased with purchase!
South Jordan, Utah
Great Glasses - nice to be able to buy non-chinese
October 1, 2019
Very elegant and I can tell them apart from others at the dock party tent.
Nice design and taste clean
For those kind of days
August 3, 2019
When you need an extra pour! 16 oz capacity! (Though I do leave some room for breathability). No seriously, perfectly balanced beautiful glass.
June 29, 2019
After getting a set of Essence beer glasses for my husband, we fell in love with the line. I ordered these as a birthday present for him. They're the nicest glasses we've ever had. They look delicate but are in fact very sturdy, easy to put in the dishwasher.
The best wine glassses ever!
February 20, 2019
These wine glasses have great design with balance. They do not feel too light or too heavy but just the right amount of weight. I bought 4 of the red wine stem glasses and will be ordering more. I am very pleased! These are great for everyday use. Thank you!
The ultimate wine glass
January 9, 2019
These glasses are beautiful and are functional designed with a large base to ensure stability
Lovely Wine Glasses!
December 31, 2018
I purchased this set along with the iitala Citterio wine decanter as a gift for a friend and they absolutely love it! This style of wine glass, with the squared bottom, is very popular and I’ve found iitala to be the best quality! They’re beautifully crafted yet not so fragile that you’re afraid to use them. I highly recommend this set as a gift or for yourself!
December 18, 2018
Iittala has great glass products and these red wine glasses definitely one of them. Happy to have this set and will use them often.
December 2, 2018
Simply love the design! These wine glasses look delicate but they are pretty sturdy. Had to stock up when they were on sale.
December 13, 2017
I have purchased these before, and I knew that this will be a good Christmas gift.
Fine Wine Glasses
August 14, 2017
Excellent red wine glasses with a unique shape. Nice thin rim. Designed in Finland and Made in Germany. How can you go wrong.
Exquisite Design and Function
August 13, 2017
Excellent product from an excellent store!
August 8, 2017
We've been very happy with these glasses and after 14 years needed to buy new ones. We were delighted to see they remained the same excellent quality.
Subdued, Stylish, Solid
July 31, 2017
These red wine glasses are contemporary and yet timeless. They feel solid despite the lightness of their design. Perfect for swilling and sniffing red aromas! I first ordered a set of two and then four more!
Large but lovely
May 28, 2017
These are larger than the wine glasses I'm used to, but well balanced and graceful. The wine tastes delicious in them!
By F D.
The perfect wine glasses!
May 23, 2017
These are lightweight but strong, clean up well in the dishwasher, feel good in the hand, and have a nice sturdy base. We use them for red and white wines. The Essence collection is great.
April 15, 2017
Beautiful glasses. Long stem, generous globe...perfect for swirling and taking in the aromas.
By Chitra M.
Elegant wine glasses
December 22, 2015
These glasses are a pleasure to own and a good wine tastes even better when served in these wine glasses
Smart , modern design
Kippis! Skaal! Cheers!
December 8, 2015
I received two of these tall red wine glasses as part of iittala's A Toast to Us gift set. They appear fragile, but there is a nice heft to them. The bowl size is also generous.
Well designed. Made in Europe!
Good Design and Well-Packed for Safe Arrival
May 29, 2015
The Iittala Essence wine glasses are my wife's favorite. They are well balanced and a pleasure to drink a good (or even everyday) vintage from.
Ann Arbor, MI
Iitala red wine glasses
May 18, 2015
I love these glasses! They are very contemporary looking and fit perfectly with the rest of my décor.
The perfect wine glass
December 21, 2014
So happy with this purchase. The product arrived quickly and very safely packaged for international shipping. More affordable than anywhere I looked in Australia. And I love these glasses. Very sturdy, yet elegant, fine and stunning shape.
By Iina S.
Essence Wine Glasses
April 5, 2014
I've been wanting to get these glasses for the longest time and finally got them last week. I'm so happy I did; they are beautiful and elegant. I was a little worried about the mailing, but I they came in a matter of days in and in perfect condition.
Great Wine Glass
March 10, 2014
This is my favorite glass in the Essence series. It has a contemporary feel that sets it apart from other glasses, yet it is still very simple at the same time. The top and bottom have a good balance, and the glass is sturdy enough that I don't feel I will break them while I wash them. They have an etch of the iittala brand on the base.
Nice shape, strong glass.
Brilliant and elegant
October 25, 2013
Essence Red wine glasses are stunning. They are much more elegant than I expected. Your mouth feel nice and thin edge.They go well with Kartio 20cl thin tumblers. This set is the most reasonable. I am very satisfied with the purchase. Highly recommend.
Elegant design. Price.
March 23, 2013
These glasses are absolutely stunning. Their simple design is elegant as well as being comfortable to use.
March 11, 2013
I got these for my friend on her birthday and she said she loved it. Beautiful simplicity :-D
By Riitta A.
September 3, 2012
Beautiful simple glass
September 1, 2012
I love these glasses!! Very simple and elegant!
A discount on entertaining
August 27, 2012
Since we often entertain our parents, this set was a bargain. Essence is a brilliant line.
Cotton Tree, Queensland
A purchase you won't regret.
June 27, 2011
I love these glasses for their beautiful modern styling and the way the whole range goes together. They are lovely to drink from, look great and can go in the dishwasher! I have a full set of red, white and water glasses but unfortunately had broken some so am replenishing the stock.
Ease of cleaning - can go in dishwasher
Nice lip from which to drink
They encourage my drinking habit ;)