Tag Archives: Noble rot

• Dogfish’s Noble Rot blurs line between wine and beer

Dogfish’s Noble Rot blurs line between wine and beer

Thousands of years ago, notes Sam Calagione, our distant ancestors didn’t draw a semantic line in the sand between beer and wine. Whatever fermentables they had, whether grain or fruit, went into a common pot to produce their unique tipples. That’s the concept behind Midas Touch (made with Muscat grapes) and Chateau Jiahu (flavored with […]

• Suduiraut launches Sauternes for younger audience

Suduiraut launches Sauternes for younger audience

Château Suduiraut has launched a new style of Sauternes to attract a younger consumer. The wine, called Les Lions de Suduiraut, is made from grapes affected by noble rot, but is described as “fresher and fruitier than its traditional counterparts”. It is also being pitched as an aperitif while “having the depth and gravitas to […]