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The Art of Decanting

Most experts agree that decanting a wine depends largely on the wine’s age and varietal characteristics.┬áMost young wines, especially big, bold reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Barolo or Syrah benefit from decanting. Not because it helps to soften tannins, but rather by dissipating undesirable sulfer-based compounds it allows the fruit characteristics to concentrate and intensify [...]

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