Late Harvest Catawba

lateharvestcatawba08The 2008 Late Harvest Catawba is an old American variety (a presumed natural hybrid of native Vitis and Vitis Vinifera) (Thomas Jefferson had wine from Catawba in the early 1800’s). Very aromatic with rich floral notes, also can be described with tropical fruit character both aroma and flavor. Locally grown at Tintagel Farm just outside of Glenville PA (about 10 miles north of the winery in southern York County PA). About 8% residual sugar and 9% alcohol. Serve at 50-55 F.