Double decanting is the process of decanting a wine twice; often the first into a decanter, and then back into the original – but now clean – bottle. But why do it? See below...Double decanting can work well, but be careful with older, more fragile vintages. When to double decant wine, and why... The post […]
Get to grips with the some of the more obscure tasting notes used by wine experts, with graphics from Decanter's design team. This week we decode 'marzipan' and 'juniper berries'... Don't get caught out at tastings, know your notes... The post Updated: Tasting notes decoded appeared first on Decanter.
See William Kelley's ratings from a vertical tasting of Cathy Corison's Napa Cabernet wines conducted exclusively for Decanter Premium members. Plus, read his interview with Corison, originally published in Decanter magazine's May 2016 issue...See the Corison wine ratings below. When Cathy Corison packed all her possessions into her Volkswagen Beetle and moved to Napa in […]
Should Brunello be made more like a Burgundy or a Bordeaux? Producers have tried both approaches over the years, says Monty Waldin, but have now acquired the knowledge and confidence to plough their own furrow...Tenute Silvio Nardi's Manarchiara vineyards, with Montalcino in the distance. Should Brunello be made more like a Burgundy or a Bordeaux? […]