I'm planning storing some wine over a long period of time. I'm not sure about the exact duration, but I'm thinking of either 25 or 50 years.
What should be taken into consideration? Here's a list of what I can think of:
- Material (stopper/bung/cork/screw cap/..)
- Humidity (might matter in combination with some stoppers)
- Orientation (lying down or vertical, something non-intuitive as upside down?)
Does anyone has experience with this or is it generally doomed to fail to store wine this long?
Will this be managed storage [...]?
Yes, I'm willing to take actions regularly if necessary.
Also, what type of wines are you planning on storing (not all get better with time, and most can't take that much time).
An excellent point I actually was planning to include into the question but then somehow forgotten to: It is not decided yet (except for that it's going to be a red wine). if there's anything to consider with that, please let me know.
Unclear what you ask [...]
A bit of clarification: Since I want a good tasting wine after a long time of storage, I want optimal storage conditions. I came up with several factors that might be important to control, but there might be others. Any input on what the optimal conditions have to be helps, even if it is not included in my list of potential factors.