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Sarah's Patio Red

Sarah's Patio Red Wine Details
Price: $13.00 per bottle

Description: Chrysalis Vineyards Sarah's Patio Red is name in tribute to Sarah Gertrude Lynn, the patron of Sarah's Patio at our beautiful location in the rolling hills of the Bull Run Mountains. Off-dry in style, Sarah's Patio Red is a light-bodied and fresh wine showcasing the natural fruity aromas and flavors of Norton, The Real American Grape! Because of its crisp, light fruitiness, we recommend serving Sarah's Patio Red slightly chilled.

Varietal Definition
In 1835, Dr. Daniel Norton of Virginia developed this grape varietal that was originally known as the Virginia Seedling. Widely planted in the Midwest (where it is sometimes called Cynthiana), it has become a source of interest to East Coast vintners in recent years. It produces a dark, inky wine with flavors of plums and cherries. Horton Vineyards in Virginia is particularly interested in reviving the grape's reputation. In the South, look for Norton (or Cynthiana) from Moonrise Bay, Mountain Valley, Three Sisters, Tiger Mountain and Tennessee Valley.


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