Hi! We just re-discovered a bottle of David Bruce Chardonnay from 1989... I think I bought it from the "bargain bin" in '89 or '90, and it's been sitting at room temperature (probably), on its side in a wine rack ever since.
I know it's beyond dead at this point - but would it be unhealthy to satisfy my curiousity as to what a 22 year old bottle of chardonnay tastes like? Or should I run (not walk) to the sink and put it out of its misery?
To add to the story, we found this poor bottle because it had leaked a little onto the floor - about a 1-inch-diameter puddle.
My husband and I are starting to get more interested in wine in general - I'm really glad to have found this board, and hope to enjoy learning more on the subject!
Thanks in advance for any answers - and feel free to laugh. I am.
Cheers and grins -