There are 2 important factors to consider when it comes to wine lasting once it is opened. The first factor is the manner of storing the bottle and the other is the wine type. Table wines are known to generally last for 5 days while fortified wines can last for a month. These are some of the duration of different types of wine lasting after the bottle is opened.
- Sweet and Light Wine –7 is the maximum number of days these types of wine can last after it is opened. This is because, the fruits flavors start to disappear when the aroma comes in contact with oxygen making the wine lose its flavor even when stored inside a fridge or a cool environment.
- Sparkling Wine – These wines have carbonated bubbles consisting of air bubbles when it is made. However, the air bubbles start to disappear once the bottle is opened and after 3 days the bubbles totally vanish. Champagne, Cava, Prosseco are some of the examples of sparkling wine.
- Red Wine – There are different types of red wines and each wine has different lasting days after it is opened. The lasting period also depends on how well it is stored under cool environment. Pinot Noir and Petite Sirah are 2 different red wines consisting of different lasting period. Additionally, there are red wines that are known to lose its flavors immediately after it is opened. If you stay in a warmer region and cannot find a cooler environment to store the wine bottle, then storing inside the fridge also helps.
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