These terms can have many meanings:
Regarding the state of ripeness of grapes, see under ripening time, and also under maturation, must weight, physiological ripeness, grape variety, vegetative cycle and grape harvest.
For the ageing of a wine, see barrel, barrique age ing and barrel age ing.
For the development, maturation and climax of a wine, see ageing, bottle age ing and shelf life, and for the time of consumption, see drinking maturity.
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