Hungarian wines

Sweet wines 4 – Wines with botrytis or noble rot

Sweet wines 4 – Wines with botrytis or noble rot

In the last three posts, we’ve looked at some of the ways of making sweet wines, particularly by using extra-sweet grapes. There is one other type of very sweet grapes, which are used to make some of the world’s most sophisticated, complex and expensive wines. These are grapes affected by botrytis or noble rot. Botrytis cinerea is…