Mark Lipton wrote:Two other whites that can go long term are Muscadet...
David Creighton wrote:so, they know enough about wine that they know they both like older dry(ish) white wines? my guess is NOT. anyway, as noted the first 5 years isn't a problem. after 10 i have my doubts unless they have near perfect storage - bet they don't. please try to persuade them that this is a goofy idea.
Carl Eppig wrote:The problem is the 'dry" part. I agree with Mark that an Australian Semillon would be the best bet.
Rahsaan wrote:. Don't forget Austrian riesling or select GV, which may be more expensive but if you get some cheaper wines like Muscadet you may be able to average it out on the per bottle cost.
Brian Gilp wrote:Based on what I was told about wines that they do and don't like, it appears that a semi-sweet wine (~2% RS) is an option.
Otto wrote:Lopez de Heredia Reserva from Rioja and Musar can be had in Europe within your price range and both will easily age 20 years+. But how are the prices in the US?