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Nov 27, 2018

What happens to wine when it ages? What causes the changes in wine? What can you expect? We use our experience and some dorky science to explain the what and why of aged wine!


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  • First we jump into the WHY behind aging wine, getting dorky one recombinations and chemical reactions
  • We talk about what we see, taste, texture, and smell in aged wine and what causes the change from young to old
  • We've discussed this in other shows but we give a refresher on a few types of wines that age well
  • We touch on storage conditions
  • We share our experiences with a couple of aged wines to give you a sense of what you can expect if you "lay down" a wine
  • Finally, we answer the golden question: How do you determine when a wine is ready to drink! 


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