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Blackridge Red

Blackridge Red Wine Details
Price: $9.50 per bottle

Description: Made with the American grape Catawba, this wine is full of strawberry and cherry aromas. If you like sweet red wines this is the wine for you. Serve with desserts or as an aperitif.

Varietal Definition
This was perhaps the earliest discovered native American grape, growing wild in Ohio and New York valleys, but it has since been surpassed by the Concord as the most widely planted native East Coast grape varietal. It primarily is used to make off-dry or sweet red wines, with a pronounced foxy (a unique aroma/flavor profile variously described as wild and musky) labrusca flavor. A number of producers also utilize this grape to make sparkling wine.


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