Definition - What does Ageworthy mean?
An ageworthy wine is one that possesses all of the essential characteristics that a wine requires like flavor, acidity, alcohol and tannins in order to become greater in quality when aged. Not all wines should be aged; based on the correct balance of components, ageworthy wines will blossom when aged ass opposed to non-ageworthy wines, which will not be as good or simply won't change much.
Ageworthy wines get more complexity as the wine ages in a bottle. Given that the taste and quality of the wine improve through the process of aging, ageworthy wines are considered as some of the best wines.
WineFrog explains Ageworthy
Determining whether a wine is
- Be high in acidity
- Have well-balanced tannin structure
- Be low in alcohol level
- Contain residual sugar
Wines that contain high levels of acidity naturally tend to last longer. As wine ages in a bottle or in a barrel, it slowly loses its acidity and neutralizes. A wine with well-balanced tannins ages better than wines with low tannin content, and as the wine ages, the tannins smoothen out. Furthermore, the alcohol level is detrimental to