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Rose of Isabella

Rose of Isabella Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: One of the first grapes ever planted in the Finger Lakes, the Isabella grape can be traced back as early as 1819. The unusual boysenberry-like aromas and flavors are unlike that of any other grape variety. Serve this semi-sweet wine as a refreshing summer sipper.

Varietal Definition
French-american hybrid grape grown on limited acreages in New York state. Also still found in colder regions of eastern Europe. Derived from a native vitis labrusca grape of N. America and an unknown vinifera and probably created by random pollination as a result of the 18th century attempts to establish European vines in the U.S. Rapidly being removed and replaced by varieties that lack the obtrusive "foxy" taste and flavor of this grape.


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