Decanting is the process of opening wine, and yes, it is an actual process. There’s more to it tan just popping it open, pouring and drinking even if you think that’s all it should take. This explains what the process is and which kinds of wine even need it. Not all bottles do.
- The time-honored practice of decanting a favorite bottle of wine can feel baffling and intimidating to many wine lovers.
- Thankfully, decanting can be accomplished easily in the comfort of your own home, whenever the occasion arises.
- Just follow the easy 7 step process to make your wine even more enjoyable.
“Hefty, age-worthy wines that may otherwise seem too young and tight, such as a big Bordeaux, Barolo, or Napa Cabernet, often benefit from some time in a decanter.”