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Howling Coyote

Howling Coyote Wine Details

Description: Howling Coyote is a semi-sweet blush made from the Catawba grapes grown at Prairie Crossing. Howling Coyote has been a favorite of family and friends prior to the launch of our commercial venture. It’s an easy drinking blush, but be warned! We have seen more than a few folks turn into this wine’s namesake before the evening is over.

Varietal Definition
This was perhaps the earliest discovered native American grape, growing wild in Ohio and New York valleys, but it has since been surpassed by the Concord as the most widely planted native East Coast grape varietal. It primarily is used to make off-dry or sweet red wines, with a pronounced foxy (a unique aroma/flavor profile variously described as wild and musky) labrusca flavor. A number of producers also utilize this grape to make sparkling wine.


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