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    Nov 20, 2008, 02:59 PM
    Shelf life of wine
    What would be the shelf life of a 1999 Cabernet sauvignon?
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    Nov 20, 2008, 03:01 PM
    More information is required before a realistic recommendation can be made.
    Like the region and producer of the wine.

    Bear in mind a cheap mass produced wine won't last as long as one from a more expensive, good producer. Also the storage conditions play a major role as well.
    Simply stored upright on the kitchen side will destroy a wine rapidly.
    Whereas the optimum conditions would be advantageous for a long life.

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