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Poster scott Offline
Posted 12-13-2010 05:38:10
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I have this bottle of wine passed down from a family member. Not sure if it is any good or the value of it. Should I open it, sell it, or just display it?
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#365537 - 12-13-2010 20:43:22 Re: Old Wine [Re: scott]
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If it was mine, I would drink it but I would not have high expectations.

If you get lucky, you will have a huge smile on your face.

42 year old pinots, don't typically fair too well, but there are always exceptions.

Wouldn't it be a awesome moment if yours was an exception and showed well???

Just do it!

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#365685 - 12-24-2010 15:56:40 Re: Old Wine [Re: scott]
Roland Dumas Offline
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A few years ago, I purchased a 1966 magnum and opened it. It was rather pale and light, but the flavors and aromas very lovely. Not much fruit, but a sweetness and cedar notes that made everyone smile.

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