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mellow

(esp of wines) well-matured
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Riverfowl and quadrupeds convene amiably around the flooded ruin of a castle, which rises from the water as an island of mellowly embrowned towers, their vegetated sandstone ruddy in the sun, although their vaults sink crumbling into the bed of a fortuitous moat (Ubbergen Castle, London National Gallery).
A mellowly defiant pensioner risks alienating his exasperated wife of 44 years in the deftly low-key comedy "Autumn Spring," which reps an expertly old-school return to form for helmer Vladimir Michalek and cameraman Martin Strba after the serf-consciously gritty DV misfire "Angel Exit.
Did these poets and scholars, under the extreme pressures of a time that witnessed the disintegration of the great Han dynasty that had lasted for so long, squeeze greedily from their three or four decades the wisdom and beauty that their peers of other epochs drew more mellowly from years reaching sixty or seventy?