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Jack Rabbit Red

Jack Rabbit Red Wine Details

Description: Our very popular "house table red" is an appealing blend of Rougheon and Concord grapes (both more noted for producing jelly). The concord gives the wine an unmistakable "grapey" aroma, and the wine's semi-sweet, smooth (non-jelly) taste is a treat for your palate.

Varietal Definition
The Rougeon grape is a French-American hybrid with hardy vines that produce black grapes in medium-sized, compact clusters. It is used in blending to provide a rich red color.
This native American grape varietal (of the genus vitis labrusca) is used in making old- fashioned, "rustic" country-style red wines, often displaying what most people think of as a "grape jelly aroma." In fact, the Concord is widely used in the production of jellies and jams. This East Coast varietal produces wines that have been variously described as foxy, meaning they have a unique aroma/flavor profile variously described as wild and musky. Mogen David is perhaps the quintessential Concord wine.


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