A Sommelier’s Secret…
 How to use a clef du vin to work out the ageing potential of your wine

Age can have an unpredictable effect on wine, and it’s something that people ask me about all the time.

How long should I age wine for?

Which wines are best for ageing?

Which grapes shouldn’t I bother with?

The truth is, it’s a tough one to answer without being really technical.

You see, there are so many influencing factors in what makes a wine age well, from the characteristics of the grape to the quality of the year in which it was produced.

So how are we supposed to know?!

Well, I’ve got a handy trick that cuts out any need for technical answers and allows you to effectively “age” any bottle of wine to your own taste! Click below to watch it.

Bottoms up.