Definition of age–worthy
of a wine
: able to improve in taste and quality through aging : suitable for aging Yountville is known for age-worthy Cabernets with big tannins. — Jennifer D. Frank, Wine at Your Fingertips, 2008 … California's best Chardonnays are amazingly complex and ageworthy. The wines drink well early and can also reward cellaring, developing rich flavors and complex nuances. — James Laube, Wine Spectator, 31 July 2012
ageworthinessnoun Age-worthiness, especially where pinot noir is concerned, has recently become a favored topic for winemaker panels. — John Winthrop Haegar, North American Pinot Noir, 2004
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