Originally Posted by Milhouse
I'm curious about the lip of the glass and why so many people claim cut glass is better than a rolled edge.
a few things I suspect:
- consistency. My cheap-o glasses don't have a perfectly uniform lip and this could certainly affect how a wine enters the mouth and thus affect its 'attack'. Excessive care for most wines, but I wouldn't want an errant glass nub affecting a truly fine bottle
- It looks better
- It might even be necessary in production when you have the super-thin walls
- it's a sign that the maker took an extra step to make the glass