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Sweet Old Timer

Sweet Old Timer Wine Details
Price: $9.95 per bottle

Description: Since the beginning, concords have been used for winemaking in Iowa. With its assertive fragrance and flavor, this distinctive wine will bring back the sweet memories of the good old days.

Varietal Definition
This native American grape varietal (of the genus vitis labrusca) is used in making old- fashioned, "rustic" country-style red wines, often displaying what most people think of as a "grape jelly aroma." In fact, the Concord is widely used in the production of jellies and jams. This East Coast varietal produces wines that have been variously described as foxy, meaning they have a unique aroma/flavor profile variously described as wild and musky. Mogen David is perhaps the quintessential Concord wine.


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