Skip to comments.Scottish man launches meteorite-aged wine
Posted on 02/01/2012 12:51:42 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Wine lovers looking to expand their palates by light-years have to look no further than this small Chilean vineyard where a British astronomer and winemaker has combined his two passions to create the first wine infused with celestial elements.
Mr Hutcheon whose vineyard in San Vicente, 140 90 miles south of Santiago, has produced a Cabernet infused with a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite.
He first selects the grapes from his vineyard and then ferments the fruit for 25 days before beginning the year-long Malolactic fermentation process in a wine barrel containing the 7.6 centimetre (three-inch) meteorite.
After 12 months, the meteorite-infused wine is blended with another batch of Cabernet Sauvignon for the perfect balance of Earth and space.
"A major difference is that you are tasting elements from the birth of the solar system, and that for me this is a major difference.
"You are tasting space, in a way you are physically tasting elements of the solar system and of the history of the meteorite that spent millions of years orbiting the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, you are tasting that," he said.
The meteorite crashed into Chile's Atacama Desert some 6,000 years ago and was lent to Mr Hutcheon by an American collector.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
me thinks this person has developed a taste for outer space rocks.
Does this guy know exactly what the rock’s composition is? How does he know it doesn’t contain a trace of some rare element which could be leached out by the acid in the wine?
This should be a big seller at the LDS culthouse.
Yes. So these blancmanges, blancmange-shaped creatures come from the planet Skyron in the Galaxy of Andromeda. They order 48,000,000 kilts from a Scottish menswear shop ... turn the population of England into Scotsmen (well known as the worst tennis-playing nation on Earth) thus leaving England empty during Wimbledon fortnight! Empty during Wimbledon fortnight ... what's more the papers are full of reports of blancmanges appearing on tennis courts up and down the country - practising. This can only mean one thing!
'THEY MEAN TO WIN WIMBLEDON' !
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