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Estate Red Port

Estate Red Port Wine Details
Price: $21.00 per bottle

Description: Bottled in March 2003 from 2002 Norton grapes OakGlenn's Estate Red Port is truly an extraordinary dessert wine, with a rich and sweet, strong berry flavor. For a heavenly experience, try serving the Port with anything chocolate for an explosion of flavor on the palate.

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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