Norton

  • Grape
  • nor-ton

An American hybrid of Vitis vinifera and Vitis aestivalis that shows excellent promise for winemaking in America's midwest. Wines are often rich with both fruity and savory flavors.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Black Currant

  • Black Cherry

  • Dill

  • Black Pepper

  • Chocolate

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium-High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $15.00

Food Pairing

This all American wine needs some all American fare, think venison, beef or blackened fish. With the bright acidity and fuller body, try it in place of a Cabernet Sauvignon.

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