age-worthy

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adjective age-wor·thy \ ˈāj-ˌwər-t͟hē \
variants: or less commonly ageworthy

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. FrankWine at Your Fingertips2008
  • … 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 LaubeWine Spectator31 July 2012

age-worthiness

or less commonly ageworthiness noun
    • Age-worthiness, especially where pinot noir is concerned, has recently become a favored topic for winemaker panels.
    • —John Winthrop HaegarNorth American Pinot Noir2004

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