United States Wines
Do You Know about the Wines of the United States?
Most of the wine lovers must be aware that the United States is in the third spot in the list of largest producers of wines in the world.
When we think about the reason for this, we can understand one major point that Americans have developed a great taste for wines when compared to all other nations of the world.
What could be the possible reason for this? Not only could the imports have made this but also the native wine grapes of the United States to a smaller extent.
Read more about the native wine grapes of the United States here…
Wines from United States
Hollick – Ravenswood 2009 75cl Bottle€39.28 Buy now
E H Taylor – Small Batch Bourbon 70cl Bottle€88.28 Buy now
Hollick – Ravenswood 2008 75cl Bottle€49.00 Buy now
Fetzer – Valley Oaks – Zinfandel€9.48 Buy now
Fetzer Valley Oaks – Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 75cl Bottle€9.65 Buy now
De Loach – Heritage Reserve California Pinot Noir 2013 12x 75cl Bottles€159.51 Buy now
Fetzer Valley Oaks – White Zinfandel Rose 2013 75cl Bottle€8.79 Buy now
First Press Chardonnay, Napa Valley€21.48 Buy now
Frogs Leap Zinfandel Napa Valley€31.60 Buy now
First Press Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley€22.75 Buy now
Sutter Home Fre De-alcoholised Red€4.41 Buy now
Edmeades Shamrock Zinfandel – Edmeades Estate Winery€34.50 Buy now
Edmeades Zinfandel – Edmeades Estate Winery€23.90 Buy now
Galerie Naissance Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley – Galerie Wines€30.50 Buy now
Murphy-Goode Chardonnay – Murphy-Goode Winery€15.90 Buy now
Murphy-Goode Liars Dice Zinfandel – Murphy-Goode Winery€25.20 Buy now
Murphy-Goode Zinfandel – Murphy-Goode Winery€19.90 Buy now
Murphy-Goode Snake Eyes Zinfandel – Murphy-Goode Winery€38.50 Buy now
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Interesting Facts about the Wine Grapes of America
Before we get to know about the different native grapes of America, I would like to share a few facts about the grapes of America that are unknown to the world.
The first one is that grapes are considered to be the highest value fruit crop in the country and are valued at around at $5 billion.
The grapes in the United States contribute to around 32% of all the non-citrus fruits in the country.
Do you know that there are almost 25,000 farms growing grapes? With over 1,100,000 acres of vineyards, the country acquires the sixth spot to be the largest wine grapes growers of the world.
Although the United States is home to a number of native wine grape species, the following are considered to be the important ones.
I would say that this is the most famous grape flavour in this planet.
The taste that is given by the Concord variety of this species would be the incarnation of the grape flavour that has been linked to our purple-coloured candies.
Apart from the taste, this grape variety would give a foxy smell to the wines that are being derived from it.
This could give the best ever sweet wines which are deep red in colour, highly acidic, and with the aromas of:
This is the wine grape species that can be widely found in the Midwestern parts of the United States, and could fascinate all the wine lovers around the globe by its novel and unique taste.
This grape species is considered to be the most commercially viable Native American grape species for being used as the grafted root with Vitis vinifera.
The wines that are made from this species would have higher acidity levels and would come with stronger herbaceous aromas.
This wine grape variety can be seen only in the south-eastern parts of the United States. These grape species have found to be effective in curing obesity.
Muscadine, a variety of Vitis rotundifolia, will be bigger in size and have plenty of antioxidants. This variety is found to have a special acid called ellagic acid, which is found to be reducing the formation of fatty liver, an important cause of obesity.
Therefore, what we get from this species is the sweet wine with the health benefits!
The well-known variety of this species is ‘Norton’, which is a black-coloured grape. This variety has proven its potential to be the consistent red wine grape variety.
Norton, which can be widely seen in the Midwest parts of the United States, is known to produce the wines that are highly acidic with slight tannin and with the following aromas: