requires time to mature and express style and personality.
needs protection from high/low temperature, high/low
humidity, vibration, air suspension.
the bottle is kept in good condition such as in a wine
cooler, maturation depends where the wine is coming
from. The terroir, the specific
weather, soil, grapes and wine making techniques have
all a word to say. The name of the terroir, usually
an AOC, is written
on the label such as "appellation Saint Emilion
controlée". Here are some advices from
one terroir to another to tell you how long you can
your region from:
Alsace - Beaujolais - Bordeaux - Burgundy - Cotes
du Rhone - Languedoc Roussillon - Loire - Provence
and Corsica - South West - Others