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Horton Vineyards Norton Orange County 2002

External Review by Salute! Wine Market:

This Norton has a dark, rich color and an intensely fruity aroma of plums and tart cherries. Aging in oak has given this wine a long, flavorful, spicy finish. A wine for game, grilled sausages, and spicy ethinic foods.

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Horton Vineyards:
Wine lover and entrepreneur Dennis Horton began his winemaking venture with a small home vineyard in Madison County, Virginia in 1983. It did not take him long to realize that, although the Virginia summers were warm enough to ripen almost any grape variety, the humid conditions favored growing grapes with thicker skins and loose clusters. There began the search for varieties that would flou... Read more
Wine lover and entrepreneur Dennis Horton began his winemaking venture with a small home vineyard in Madison County, Virginia in 1983. It did not take him long to realize that, although the Virginia summers were warm enough to ripen almost any grape variety, the humid conditions favored growing grapes with thicker skins and loose clusters. There began the search for varieties that would flourish in Virginia’s climate and had the capacity to produce some of the finest wines of the world. Read less

External Reviews for Horton Vineyards Norton Orange County

External Review
Source: Salute! Wine Market
02/12/2009

This Norton has a dark, rich color and an intensely fruity aroma of plums and tart cherries. Aging in oak has given this wine a long, flavorful, spicy finish. A wine for game, grilled sausages, and spicy ethinic foods.




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