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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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ageing of wine, an important aspect of wine connoisseurship, and one which distinguishes wine from almost every other drink (see bacteria).

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  2. Robinson, J., Vintage Timecharts (London, 1989).