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Norton Estate

Norton Estate Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: This Norton is a true American grape and is characterized by aromas of fruit and spices. Our Norton Estate evokes black cherries and a hint of cinnamon on the nose. The palate reflects complex berries followed by an intense and full bodied flavor. The finish is big with soft tannins. Barrel aged for 9 months

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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