3/6/2012

Decanting removes sediment from older wines and gives much needed air to younger wines to bring out their aroma. Some, like Nathan Myhrvold, even advocate "hyperdecanting" by putting wine in a blender to improve flavor. "People always want to come up with something novel and new, but simple is best. I think decanting is a simple, traditional, respectful way to handle wine," said Daniel Boulud's Daniel Johnnes.

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