How many years does a quality Barolo need to age before it matures?

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How Long to Age Barolo Wine? | SommelierQA.com

I like at least 5 years of aging time, but a lot of that depends upon the producer and vintage. However, it’s not worth getting get too wrapped up in the timing thing. If the Barolo is from a good producer, I am up for seeing how it evolves in the glass even while it’s young. I seldom decant (unless sediment is an issue) as decanting pushes the wine forward; I am interested in watching the wine walk, crawl and smile for the first time.

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As one of 230 Master Sommeliers in the world, George Miliotes is a passionate educator and curator of wines. A firm believer in education and knowledge-sharing, Miliotes continuously studies wine, identifying the most interesting wines through annual trips to wine-growing regions from France to South Africa. Building relationships with some of the best vintners in the world, he also takes an active role in the winemaking process helping to create custom blends.

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As one of 230 Master Sommeliers in the world, George Miliotes is a passionate educator and curator of wines. A firm believer in education and knowledge-sharing, Miliotes continuously studies wine, identifying the most interesting wines through annual trips to wine-growing regions from France to South Africa. Building relationships with some of the best vintners in the world, he also takes an active role in the winemaking process helping to create custom blends. Miliotes will return to Walt Disney World in 2017 with the opening of Wine Bar George, the only wine bar in Florida led by a Master Sommelier. Scheduled to open next fall in The Landing at Disney Springs, Wine Bar George will bring Miliotes’ expertise and worldwide travels to the heart of Central Florida.


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