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Georgia Norton

Georgia Norton Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: This native grape is as big, bold and brassy as any American. We have blended in a bit of Cabernet Franc to tame the beast and just a splash of Syrah to add a touch of fruit to the finish. If you are firing up the grill, this is the wine to open.

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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