Aging and Decanting Wine with Vintner George Noble of Noble Wines

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On this episode of SIP Virtual Wine Tasting & Education, Cellar Angels re-introduces Vintner George Noble of Noble Wines in Napa Valley. We talked about the hold and age method, decanting wine, storing and aging environment and more.

Wine we tasted at this event: 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon. Find a limited allocation of this and the Ultimate Vertical on

Episode chapters:
00:00 Introduction
03:00 Meet George Noble of Noble Wines
05:00 Why hold and age before release?
13:00 Pritchard Hill vineyard
15:00 What is a good decanting time on the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
18:00 How George selects his vineyards
22:00 Aerating vs Decanting
25:00 Poll questions
29:00 Are the Noble wines filtered?
35:00 Aging Petite Sirah vs Cabernet Sauvignon
38:00 Benefits of aging Cabernet Sauvignon
42:00 Google Earth
47:00 Ideal environment for aging and storing wine
49:00 Which wines to decant?
51:00 How do you know wine has been over-oxidized
53:00 What key phrases and keywords to use when ordering wine at a restaurant
53:00 Goerge’s giving nature – the ultimate vertical
55:00 The 2011 vintage
58:00 How to segment the vertical of 12 vintages?
1:00:00 What’s next on SIP? 888 282-1353

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