Removing the sediment from wine is only one step in the entire decanting process. For much more information on wines and decanting, including a process called “hyper-decanting” for those of us always in a hurry, see the ultimate guide to wine decanting.
We’ve mentioned before how important it is to re-seal a bottle of leftover wine before refrigerating, no matter which color, to slow down the aging process since air is its biggest enemy. This decanting guide also provides a great solution to remove air from a bottle of leftover wine… glass marbles… genius!
To find out how long wines last, including the more delicate white wines, check our wine page.