A group of rare dessert wines from Bordeaux made with Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle grapes infected with a special kind of rot called Botrytis cinerea that concentrates the grape sugars.
- Body: Full
- Sweetness: Very-Sweet
- Tannin: Low/None
- Acidity: Medium-High
- Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV
Excellent served with wash-rind soft cheeses where the sweetness in the wine counteracts the "funk" of the cheese. The most classic pairing is Roquefort.
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