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Chambourcin is appreciated for its ability to thrive in regions with challenging climates, and it has gained popularity among winemakers who are interested in producing wines with a unique and approachable character. It offers an alternative to traditional vinifera grape varieties and can be an excellent choice for both new and experienced wine enthusiasts. Made in the dry style, these grapes make wines that feature the grape's fruitiness and can be made in a style similar to many other red varietals. Made into off-dry, semi-sweet, or sweet wines, the wines can have a jammy, fruit-VERY-forward character.  In some regions, Chambourcin is used in blends with other grape varieties to add color, flavor, and structure. Chambourcin wines are known for their aromatic qualities, often displaying notes of red and black fruits such as blackberry, cherry, and plum. Some examples may also have herbal or spicy undertones. Flavor-wise, these wines are typically medium-bodied with moderate tannins and acidity.  Chambourcin wines' versatility makes them a good match for a range of dishes, including grilled meats, pasta, poultry, and cheeses. The style of Chambourcin wine you choose will influence the ideal food pairing. Chambourcin wines are generally meant to be enjoyed young, within a few years of production. However, some well-made examples can benefit from a few years of aging, developing more complexity and character.


2000 Pounds
Excluding Sales Tax
First harvest expected in late Autumn, 2027
  • Dark red, aromatic red wines (without Foxton!) can be made from the Chambourcin. Chambourcin flavor profiles are mostly black cherry, plum, spices, and herbs. Approximately 30 tons will be harvested in 2027

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