Destiny Bay 2008

Destiny Bay 2008

Regular price $550.00 $540.00 Sale

decanting and allowing the wine to breathe prior to serving is essential. We recommend allowing our wine to breathe for thirty minutes and up to a few hours. Typically, the older the wine, the less time it needs to breathe prior to serving. Cellar Temperature & Storage Wine should be stored horizontally in dark conditions of 10-15° Celsius and ~70% humidity. Temperatures above 15°C can lead to premature ageing. If you do not have a wine cellar, a low point in your home that is cool and stable in temperature is a good alternative. Never store fine wine in a rack above the refrigerator or stove, or in direct sunlight. Initial Ageing At Destiny Bay, we bottle age our wines for 2-3 years prior to release to ensure they can be enjoyed from the time you receive them. How long to age a wine is often a matter of personal preference and many of our collectors enjoy our wines at all stages of their evolution. Typically, a bottle opened in the first few years will offer more fruit forward notes while further ageing will soften the tannins and develop more complex tertiary aromas. Our recommendation is to try one of your wines a few months after receiving it to allow it to “rest” from its journey to your cellar and assess how its evolution meets your personal preference. There is no right or wrong answer and this is part of the journey and enjoyment of cellaring a fine wine