Tasting 3 Italian whites up to 20 years old

Can white wine age? Tasting 3 Italian whites up to 20 years old

When we think of age-worthy wines we immediately think big bold reds like Barolo, Barbaresco, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc Malbec and many others. White wine can age extremely well BUT only if some requirements are met.

Factors such as acidity, tannins, alcohol content, and oak aging play a crucial role in determining a white wine's so called “structure”. This is the wine’s backbone, the bigger the backbone, the longer the aging potential.

Most white wines are designed and intended to be consumed relatively young and fresh to preserve their vibrant fruit flavors and freshness. Some though can age and will develop amazing profiles and nuances that only time can create.

Here’s 3 bottles that have seen a few winters, let’s try them!

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