Knowing When A Wine Is Ready To Drink Tip #2 - The Nose
A young wine is essentially more fruity and it is usually determined by the specific variety of grape used. As wine ages, secondary aromas become more apparent, which can be influenced by the winemaking process, exhibiting perhaps spicy notes would demonstrate oak aging.
More matured high-end wine reaches an aromatic complexity on the nose difficult to describe. These wines exhibits different notes, showing an aromatic multidimensionality or having more depth an complexities.