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Aunt Clara

Aunt Clara Wine Details
Price: $5.95 per bottle

Description: An old Lakeshore favorite, our proprietary semi-sweet blend featuring the delightfully fruity aroma of Catawba, one of the native American grapes. We considered changing the name from Aunt Clara to Catawba, but a lot of people didn't like the idea, so Aunt Clara is here to stay. Residual sugar 4.0%.

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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