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2008 Claiborne and Churchill Riesling Dry

Riesling

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast

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  • charlesike wrote: flawed

    May 2, 2015 - Corked. Sat on it too long.

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  • Eric commented:

    5/3/15, 11:16 PM - Sorry the wine was disappointing.

    Just FYI, when people refer to a "corked" wine, it is due to a mildew-based spoilage from 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2,4,6-Trichloroanisole

    A corked wine is actually spoiled within 10 minutes of the cork being inserted into the bottle, so holding the wine for too long has no impact.

    I presume that you really mean that your wine was oxidized (which can happen when the cork fails to provide a good seal), and that can result from holding a wine too long, dry storage conditions, or exposure to heat among other things.

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