Category Archives: Food/Beverage

Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 04: Tegernseerhof’s Terrassen Riesling Federspiel

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling, which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster]   Though small, the Wachau region of northern Austria is one of the more important Riesling growers in the Österreich. What’s that? […]

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Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 03: Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons’ Classique 2011 Vintage

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various, usually overripe, wine grapes, causing shriveling, which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster] There’s nothing nicer than opening a bottle with the old man on a Sunday afternoon. This delightful red blend, the “Classique 2011 […]

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Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 02: Notorious Pink’s Grenache Rosé

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster] My dad got this bottle of Notorious Pink (no Biggie remarks ahead) from one of his work buddies and we did right […]

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Wine Review: Pourriture Noble 01: Georges Dubœuf’s Beaujolais Nouveau

The Noble Rot: a botrytis fungus (Botrytis cinerea) that infects various usually overripe wine grapes causing shriveling which results in increased sugar and flavor content and is responsible for the characteristic flavor of sauternes and related wines. [Merriam-Webster] Mankind has enjoyed wine since antiquity. And since mankind knows how to screw up a good thing, wine has had its ups […]

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