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The Herbfarm USD 60.00 750ml

Horton Vineyards Norton Orange County 2005

Member Review by Imperial210:

I am intrigued by the Norton varietal. While this is not my favorite representation of it, I was lucky enough to partake of a bottle of Keswick Norton Reserve last year and it was awesome! I don't remember the vintage, but I believe it was a 2004. A co-worker of mine worked at the winery on weekends in the tasting room, and she was able to score a bottle. I recommend exploring Norton wines if you are a fan of Syrah and Zinfandel. This particular bottle of Horton Norton is light/medium bodied with a tart and acidic mouthfeel.

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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

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Snooth User: Imperial210
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02/22/2010

I am intrigued by the Norton varietal. While this is not my favorite representation of it, I was lucky enough to partake of a bottle of Keswick Norton Reserve last year and it was awesome! I don't remember the vintage, but I believe it was a 2004. A co-worker of mine worked at the winery on weekends in the tasting room, and she was able to score a bottle. I recommend exploring Norton wines if you are a fan of Syrah and Zinfandel. This particular bottle of Horton Norton is light/medium bodied with a tart and acidic mouthfeel.



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