Concord


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An American grape of the vitis Labrusca species from Concord, Massachusetts; it is the most planted grape in New York, but used more for juice and flavoring than winemaking.

Primary Flavors

  • Grape
  • Plum Sauce
  • Musk
  • Potting Soil
  • Cumin

Taste Profile

Off-dry

Medium-full Body

Medium Tannins

Medium Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

With such a strong grape-y flavour as Concord, something equally strong flavoured should be sought. Think barbeque with sweeter sauce, or aged cheeses.

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