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  • St. James Winery Cynthiana 2008

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    Incredible value wine, soft and clean Read More

    Wine review by mcmeg


  • Three Sisters Vineyards Cynthiana Lumpkin County 2004

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    A deep rich colour, pleanty of fruit on the nose. Palate with black cherry, cedar and butterscotch.I would not have guessed that it wasnt vitis vinifera on a blind tasting (it's actually vitis aestivalis). Tasting friends commented "It could be French" (echoing Thomas Jefferson's description the American Claret). There is no foxy flavour like ... Read More

    Wine review by RSHall


  • Three Sisters Vineyards Cynthiana Lumpkin County 2004

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    No written review

    Wine review by fullofsecrets


  • Hey All:Just read a terrific book about a little known grape, the Norton. Book is titled, "The Wild Vine" by Todd Kliman. Grown basically in Virginia and Missouri. Incredible story as this grape has experienced several periods of tremendous popularity and significant obscurity throughout US history. Give this one a read- I think you'll like it. ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The Norton Grape


  • Valenzano Winery Cynthiana 2005

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    As for an East coast wine, this was an average Norton wine, but not on par with Cooper Vineyards' Norton in Louisa, VA. Drinkable, but not to be compared to MO wines by the same grape. Read More

    Wine review by rhodies


  • Augusta Norton Cynthiana Estate 2004

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    Excellent wine ! Read More

    Wine review by Ninee


  • Baltimore Bend Cynthiana Reserve 2006

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    Spicy with nice oak treatment. Their literature says made with French oak. I will reevauate in a couple of year. Still young. Potential for higher rating. Read More

    Wine review by schellbe


  • I was asked by a fellow snoother to write a bit about Norton wines after I had ... ... (sometimes also called Cynthiana).First, I should begin by stating that Norton is a grape that is uniquely American in origin which is principally used to produce a dry red wine. It was discovered and introduced to the world by Dr. Daniel Norton (1794-1842)... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Norton - a brief history of...


  • I recently visited two wineries on a trip through Kentucky and into Indiana. Over the weekend my wife and I stayed at a nice B and B in the Ohio River Valley in Southern Indiana. We stayed at the Leavenworth Inn which is on a bluff overlooking a horseshoe bend in the Ohio River. This is a very nicely restored Inn originally built in the 1850'... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Indiana and Kentucky Wineries


  • St. James Winery Cynthiana NV

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    Incredible value at $ 5.99 this is a steal. The 2005 is stewed plums and maduro cigars Read More

    Wine review by Andrew Meggitt


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