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Paris, Ile-de-France 75005
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  • Chateau Filhot Gold Reserve 1998


    I bought this bottle of wine for £15 from a wine merchant in Sussex ... late ... ... late and a fungus called Botrytis has affected the grapes.My bottle is a cuvee from Chateau Filhot, a second growth in the great 1855 classification.I started it last night with a plate of bread and cheese.It is a deep golden amber colour.This is a very sweet ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • We ought to banish preconceived notions in all areas of life, especially wine. ... ... friendly spores known as Botrytis Cinerea to develop on the grapes. This is the beginning of the hallowed Noble Rot process.The spores enter the grapes without breaking skins – rather, the skins become permeable. We watch the grapes shrivel and change color,... Read More

    From the article Your Thanksgiving Holiday Show-Stopper

  • On a recent trip to Bordeaux, I had the extreme pleasure of exploring a ... ... group of appellations where botrytis-covered grapes are the bread and butter for many wineries. Botrytis Cinerea, also known as "noble rot," is a favorable mold that grows on ripe wine grapes. This growth happens in the vineyard under specific climatic conditions. ... Read More

    From the article There's more to Bordeaux than meets the eye.

  • Chateau le Tarey Loupiac 1990


    I bought two bottles of this wine for £16 from the website ... affected by a fungus called Botrytis in order to raise the sugar content.My bottles come from Chateau le Tarey an estate I have not been able to find out much about but it consists of 90% semillon.5% sauvignon blanc and 5% muscadelle.. I started the first bottle last night with a pl... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • A few months ago, I was minding my own business, mostly, when I received a ... ... the grapes being affected by botrytis cinera (also known as “noble rot”), a fungus that gradually raisinates the berries by drawing out the water, which concentrates the sugars, acidity, and flavors.Third, all ten appellations in Bordeaux that produce sweet wine... Read More

    From the article Experiments in Sweet Bordeaux

  • The golden wines of Bordeaux are a sweet force with which to be reckoned. While ... of a special fungus known as Botrytis Cinerea or "Noble Rot". The fungus causes each and every grape to shrivel thereby concentrating sugars and acidity. New chemical compounds are created in the process, bringing yet more unique delights to the eventual wine.Sw... Read More

    From the article It's a New Era in Sweet Bordeaux

  • This past spring I took my very first wine trip to Germany. Before I took off, ... by an airborne fungus called botrytis cinerea (aka ‘noble rot’) which, under the right circumstances, can be a noble thing indeed, causing the grapes to loose moisture before being picked, thus concentrating the sugar and intensity while giving the wine distinct... Read More

    From the article The Many Sides of German Wine

  • DOing a tasting tonight04 Janz Sparkling - Tasmania05 E&E Sparkling ... Blend11 Heggies Botrytis Riesling  Read More

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  • Domaine de Grange Neuve Monbazillac 2012


    I bought this bottle of wine for £10 from the producer at the London France ... ... of a fungus called Botrytis which contributes to the sweet taste.Domaine de Grange Neuve is a well established family producer in this area.I started my bottle last night with a plate of cheese. It was certainly sweet,almost like honey or syrup and there was p... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Bordeaux is different things to different people. To many seasoned wine lovers ... to assure proper levels of Botrytis. Fermentations and aging took place over twelve months in new and previously used oak. White peach and apricot aromas are joined by bits of vanilla bean. The palate here is stuffed with oodles of fresh, pure fruit flavors. The... Read More

    From the article Surprise! Bordeaux is Modern and Affordable.

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