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overaged

Rather negative description (also decrepit, superimposed) for a wine in the context of a wine address after it has peaked in development and now constantly degrades and loses quality. The cause are chemical changes with ultimately negative effects Aroma. colour and taste, The wine is still edible with restrictions. The clearly negative "end stage" comes with dead (inedible). Another meaning of the term Alterston (also Altl). See regarding ripening process below aging and bottle aging, as well as regarding optimal enjoyment time under maturity,

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