How old is too old for drinking Tempranillo and Grenache?
A reader asks:
I have just gotten a 2003 Glaymond Tempranillo and a 2004 Glaymond Grenache should I hurry and drink them, or are they on the edge of vinegar? Darby Answers
I am not familiar with these particular wines, so my advice is a little general.
I don't think many Australian red wines improve much a after about 5 to 8 years in the bottle. I know there are lots of noteworthy exceptions but I doubt if these wines are going to improve markedly.
I's drink them now, but I don't think they are on the edge of vinegar and they shouldn't be for a few years yet. Glaymond is a reputable brand.
If you had more than one of each the easy answer would be to try one.
Any other Vinodiversity readers with more specific advice.
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