vintage year

noun

Definition of vintage year 

1 : a year in which a vintage wine is produced

2 : a year of outstanding distinction or success

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The Seahawks also are still lacking the other vital element of their vintage years – a stifling defense that augments and accentuates their ball-control offense. Larry Stone, The Seattle Times, "‘We’re just getting warmed up’: Seahawks stick to run, and offense regains its identity," 8 Oct. 2018 Bourbon, champagne and fine wines, as well as cuisine from Broussard's and a fun crowd combined to create a vintage year for Amazing Grapes, a benefit for Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses. Sue Strachan, NOLA.com, "Amazing Grapes a vintage soiree for Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses," 11 Apr. 2018 The median net internal rate of return of the funds in the Cambridge Associates US Private Equity Index averaged 13.2% annually for vintage years 1986 to 2015. Nir Kaissar, latimes.com, "Bitcoin isn't an investment until buyers sweat the fees," 16 Mar. 2018 Designations of region and vintage year are held to the same standard. Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "9 Chilean cabernets catch you up on what's been happening with country's iconic wine," 24 Jan. 2018 Now in his sixth season in north London, Lloris has in the past been regarded amongst the best shot-stoppers in world and European football, but this term for both club and country has not been a vintage year for the Spurs keeper. SI.com, "Tottenham Fans Blast Hugo Lloris After Shaky Performance Against Southampton on Boxing Day," 27 Dec. 2017 Did Wet Willie play The Fillmore back during the band’s vintage years? Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, AL.com, "Alabama's greatest Southern rocker looks back," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of vintage year

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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