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Savage Norton 2005 Dry Missouri Red Wine

Savage Norton 2005 Dry Missouri Red Wine Wine Details
Price: $24.99 per bottle

Description: During excavation on the site of the Chandler cabin where the winery now stands a 1901 Savage rifle was found under the original stone foundation reflecting the bold character of those who lived off the land. Our Savage Norton combined with just the right amount of Cabernet Franc is equally bold. Enjoy the aroma of boysenberries along with the rich taste of black currant and dark cherry.

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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