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vintage wine

noun
1.
a wine, usually of superior quality, made from selected grapes of a certain type, region, and year, then dated and usually stored for aging.
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  • You are as much out of your place as a vintage wine at a harvest supper.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The headwaiter approached bearing another magnum of vintage wine.

    Medal of Honor Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • At Sfax an officer on a visit meant—one extra course, vintage wine and old liqueurs.

    Atlantida Pierre Benoit

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