The trip turned a $ 10,000 wine known for its complexityRipe, silky tannins and black cherry flavors, cigar box and leather in a scientific first, and it’s still a good bottle of wine, Tiptree said.
“It is a very harmonious wine that has the ability to age magnificently, which is why it was chosen for this experiment.“, He said. “It is very encouraging that it was delicious when it returned to Earth.”.
Private space company Space Cargo Unlimited put the wine into orbit in November 2019 as part of an effort to make Earth’s plants more resistant to climate change and disease by exposing them to new stressors. The researchers also want to better understand the aging process, fermentation, and bubbles in wine.