Decanters and funnels aerate your wine and help remove unpleasant-tasting sediment. Follow these tips to fine-tune your decanting process and ensure every glass tastes its best.
Most experts agree that decanting wine depends largely on the wine’s age and varietal characteristics. Young wines, especially big, bold reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Barolo or Syrah benefit from decanting. It dissipates undesirable sulfer-based compounds to allow the fruit characteristics to concentrate and intensify, creating focused aromas and a smoother mouthfeel, making tannins appear softer. To work […]
Decanting wine can be a controversial subject. Should you decant wine? Does it enhance the wine? What do experts recommend? Here are some examples of when you should decant a wine. Young wines, especially big, bold reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Barolo or Zinfandel will benefit from decanting, because it helps soften tannins that are assertive in […]
I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving! Where has the year gone? Well, it’s not too late to get your table and wine ready for the holidays. Let’s take a look at some ways to dress up your table and serve your wine in style. Corkscrews They come in a variety of styles and prices, here’s […]