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Norton

Norton Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: Made from Missouri's premier red grape, the Norton. Very soft tannins, complex berries, intense full body finish. This wine was aged for 10 months in French and American oak barrels. One of our favorites! 375ml

Varietal Definition
Norton:
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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