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Assemblage Wine Details
Price: $19.99 per bottle

Description: Silver Medal, 2006 Indiana International Wine Competition. Full bodied and crafted in a northern Rhone style, our Assemblage is a proprietary blend of mainly Norton and other estate-grown grapes; full-bodied, with aromas of cherry, strawberry, citrus peel and hints of black pepper. An truly diverse food pairing wine: try with steak, wild game, poultry and fish. Perfect with light pasta, Tex-Mex & Asian cuisine.

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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