Definition of bottle age in English:

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bottle age

noun

Time spent by a wine maturing in its bottle.
Example sentences
  • Only after two or more years of bottle age will a fine Meursault or Puligny-Montrachet start to show the quality of the fruit.
  • My palate is yearning for some complex, complicated wines with some bottle age.
  • However, for the more complex Pinot Grigio wines listed below, two or three years of bottle age will reward you with a more interesting and multi-layered wine.

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Syllabification: bot·tle age

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