Opening 40 Year Old Wine | Wine Folly

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Here are some things we learned while opening a 40-year old bottle of wine. Get ready for a few surprises!

The Wine was the Diamond Creek 1979 “Red Rock Terrace” Cabernet Sauvignon

What we learned about opening old wine:

1. Corks are extremely fragile
2. You need a special opener for opening old wines
3. The wine is much less fruity with age
4. The wine was still good!
5. Drinking old wine made everyone emotional

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