opening a 1791 Constantia vendredi, 11 septembre 2009

The picture is taken in a room which has not much light. I am obliged to use the flash which gives crude colours :

The small label which accompanied the bottle showing the origin of the bottle :

I cut the soft wax around the neck

I am dressed for the dinner, not to open a dirty bottle !

My smile indicates that the smell of the opened bottle is the gate to paradise