nonvintage

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nonvintage

(nɒnˈvɪntɪdʒ)
adj
1. (Cookery) (of wine) not of an outstandingly good year
2. not representative of the best: two nonvintage teams.
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Frontera Crisp and Fresh White PS5 at the Co-op This unusual, great value, nonvintage Chilean white is part of Concha Y Toro's increasingly popular Frontera range and is made from the floral, aromatic muscat grape.
...With Christmas Eve canapes "What better way to start the festive celebrations than with a good nonvintage with the canapes," suggests David.
"Our entire portfolio except for some imported, bottled wines, is appellated American and nonvintage," said Ben Hummer, senior vice president of operations and winemaking.
The initial offering included Ruinart Blanc de Blanc, nonvintage, Champagne (France); Criots-Batard Montrachet Louis Latour, Cote de Beaune (France) 2006; Kistler "Les Noisetiers," Sonoma (California) 2013.
Tesco finest rose nonvintage champagne, Tesco PS20 tesco.com
Check out the deals at the moment, and remember that a good nonvintage Champagne will bottle age if it's kept in the dark and out of fluctuating temperatures - like its going to last past the New Year!
We sampled the nonvintage Bandit California Pinot Grigio, which goes for about $4 for 500ml and about $8 for a full liter at several bay area supermarket chains.
Barefoot's nonvintage cabernet sauvignon exhibits a nose of blackcurrant jam with hints of mint.
A quarter of the wine destined for their special cuvee nonvintage is made in this way, which gives it a distinctively rich, toasty character, boosted by a generous dose of older reserve wines.
As Veneta celebrates its 50th anniversary with citywide events, RainSong Winery will bring its wines to the center for a tasting, including its 2009 Pinot Noir, 2009 Pinto Meunier, 2009 Chardonnay and a nonvintage sparkling wine that combines the previous three.
Ed McCarthy, author of Champagne for Dummies, explained that the practice of making nonvintage wines dates to the days when rose wines didn't sell well, and it didn't make much sense to produce a rose that was vintage dated, especially when the vintage champagne market is so small to begin with.
A Nonvintage Brut Sparkling Wine from New Mexico second course