An example of vintage is a dress made in 1955.
An example of vintage is 2003 Napa Valley Pinot Noir.
An example of a vintage is a car of the post war vintage such as a 1954 Chevy Impala.
A car of prewar vintage.
Origin of vintage
- Middle English from Anglo-Norman alteration (influenced by viniter vintner) of Old French vendange from Latin vīndēmia vīnum grapes dēmere to take off (dē de-) (emere to obtain em- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition