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Norton Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Our Norton is very rich in tannin resulting in a wine that will have a long life. It has a unique flavor and it has more anthocianins than any other variety of grapes. It is probably the wine which will do better than others to improve your health because of the antioxidants it contains.

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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