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Rebellion Red

Rebellion Red Wine Details

Description: A dry 100% Norton Grape wine a full wine with "Old World" style as exemplified by the Thomas Jefferson Norton grape used in its creation. This wine has been especially created In honor of "The Crossing of the Dan", General Danial Greene's campain that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War and eventially brought about the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown. A portion of the proceeds will be given to The halifax Historical Society.

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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