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Horton Vineyards Port Blend Orange County Vintage Port 2002

External Review by Salute! Wine Market:

Horton was the first to make a commercially available post in Virginia since prohibition. This port is a blend of the Norton, the traditional Touriga Nacional and Tinta CAO. Big, full bodied, sweet, with a refined texture and aromas of blackberry and cherry perfumes. Alcohol 18.5% BV

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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 Port Blend Orange County Vintage Port

External Review
Source: Salute! Wine Market
03/26/2009

Horton was the first to make a commercially available post in Virginia since prohibition. This port is a blend of the Norton, the traditional Touriga Nacional and Tinta CAO. Big, full bodied, sweet, with a refined texture and aromas of blackberry and cherry perfumes. Alcohol 18.5% BV



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