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Nehalem Red Sweet

Nehalem Red Sweet Wine Details

Description: This premier and Noble America Grape is full-bodied, somewhat foxy and fruity, and it's distinctive taste is clean, fruity and fresh. Finished at approximately 4% residual sugar, it is much drier than National Brand Concords which are usually done at approximately 10% residual sugar. The lower sugar gives the finished wine a natural freshness that is not too sweet . . . and not too dry.

Varietal Definition
This native American grape varietal (of the genus vitis labrusca) is used in making old- fashioned, "rustic" country-style red wines, often displaying what most people think of as a "grape jelly aroma." In fact, the Concord is widely used in the production of jellies and jams. This East Coast varietal produces wines that have been variously described as foxy, meaning they have a unique aroma/flavor profile variously described as wild and musky. Mogen David is perhaps the quintessential Concord wine.


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