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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Our Most Frequently Asked Ten Questions: #5 Is My Wine Ready to Drink?
All wines benefit when they are allowed to settle down and get some age time. Some wines need more time than others.
Whites - lighter fruity whites can usually be enjoyed within 2-4 months of bottling. Heavier, drier whites will need approx 6 months before they will be close to drinking.
Reds - most reds are dry and have no residual sugar. They need the most age time to develop their unique characteristics. We recommend 6-12 months before opening.
Sweets - depending on the wine and sweetness level, sweeter wines are usually good to drink within just a few weeks of bottling. With all that being said, you are the wine maker and ultimately have the decision to say when your wine tastes the best.
by: Lets Do Wine