(Closed) what type of wine lasts 5 – 10 years (for wine box ceremony)

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  • Wedding: November 1999

Types of Wine that Age Well

Note: In general, more expensive wines are designed to become better with age. Most inexpensive wines do not benefit from aging.

Types of Red Wine

  • Cabernet Sauvignon e.g. Bordeaux in the Medoc Region of France
  • Merlot e.g. St. Emilion and Pomerol in Bordeaux France
  • Pinot Noir e.g. Grand Cru Burgundies of France
  • Syrah / Shiraz e.g. Hermitage and Cote Rotie districts of the Rhone, France

Types of White Wine

  • Chardonnay e.g. French Chablis and White Burgundy
  • Riesling e.g. German Spatlese, Auslese and Beerenauslese
  • Sauvignon Blanc / Semillion e.g. White Bordeaux in the Graves Region of France

Types of Dessert Wine

  • Hungarian Tokaji / Tokay
  • Riesling e.g. German Trockenbeerenauslese
  • Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc e.g. Sauternes the sweet wine region of Bordeaux France
  • Portugese Vintage Port
  • Madeira

Types of Sparkling Wine

  • Prestige Cuvee Champagne e.g. Dom Perignon, France

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