Definitions for "NOBLE ROT"
A beneficial kind of mould or fungus that may appear on late-harvested grapes, causing them to shrink and dry so the natural sugars become highly concentrated. Also called Botrytis Cinerea.
Common name for Botrytis cinerea, the famous fungus of more than a few fabulous dessert wines.
A name given to the desireable form of the grape mold Botrytis cinerea that enhances many late-harvest wines.