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Dreamcatcher Wine Details

Description: Sweet Red blend with Bluebell, King, of the North, and Sabrevois. Very fruit forward and grapey. Great with spicy entrees and grilled food. Comparable to Concord.

Varietal Definition
Bluebell is a cold-hardy grape created by the University of Minnesota. It produces small, Concord-type berries, which ripen about two to three weeks earlier than that variety. It is said to be cold resistant to -30 F. (approx. -35 C.). It is recommended for quality juice production in cold Midwestern states, as well as for good jelly, and as a table grape. Bluebell resists most diseases.
Sabrevois yields wines with good fruit and deep colour, and, if fully ripened, be quite aromatic in character. Usually grown in Canada. It responds well to oak treatments, and would be quite useful served with foods made with tomatoes. Makes a highly aromatic rose if pressed very early. Dry red varietal sabrevois should age well and may require two years in bottle to round off the rough edges. Probably best as part of a blend with other red hybrid varieties known for higher sugars (say maybe Frontenac or Landot Noir).


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