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Jowler Creek Norton Port

Jowler Creek Norton Port Wine Details

Description: This blend of Norton grapes and premium Midwestern brandy will keep you warm and toasty as you curl up by the fire in your cave on a cool Fall night or mid-winter day. Scents of blackberries, plums, and chocolate will fill your nose. It begs to be drunk with chocolate desserts, nuts, or cheese with a little bite.

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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