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Vintage tone

vintage character (GB)
Designation for the taste which is or may be typical of a given vintage for wines of a given vintage due to climatic conditions of the year in question for a given wine-growing area. Not infrequently, these are negative characteristics, e.g. due to persistent frosts during the growing season, they are called frost flavors. See also under climate.

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