For a wine at the peak of its development, see below maturity,
The "right" time at which a Wine has reached the optimal maturity in its development and promises the highest, best possible drinking pleasure. The alternative term “drinking time window” (drinking window) describes more clearly that it is not an exact time, or of course cannot at all, but rather means a more or less long period. This is linked to the question of whether and how this can be determined or even predicted. In short, you can assume that with a certain probability, but never exactly and certainly not to the month and year.
With simple red wine. Rose and intended for quick enjoyment White wine the time of marketing is already ready for drinking. In the case of better qualities, the time depends on the service life or durability, This is usually different between white wine and red wine Dessert wine, An important prerequisite for longevity is the development potential of the wine. Have a positive impact on it vine, Vine care and reduced earnings ("The less the better"). The often used catchphrase "quality arises in the vineyard" is therefore justified. However, a factor that should not be underestimated is the type of winemaking or the expansion,