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Elderberry Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: Made from 100% Elderberries, this is a nice wine. It also possesses antioxidant properties for a health conscious approach to wine drinking. Fruity, well balanced, smooth, full body. It's hard enough to find this wine at all but we even make it in Dry, Medium and Sweet.

Varietal Definition
Sometimes referred to as the “Englishman’s grape,” the common elderberry has been used to make wine for hundreds — possibly thousands — of years. By themselves, elderberries make a rich, flavorful wine, but they have long been added to other fruit and berry wines, including grape, to add color, tannin and complexity. Indeed, over the years, several “scandals” occurred when commercial wineries were discovered to have adulterated their grape wines by adding elderberry to improve their color. Home winemakers, of course, can use them for this purpose, if they so desire.


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