Cabernet sauvignon crossed with
Norton. Very deep crimson red wine
grape. Full bodied , clean , spicy,
food wine . Hint of dried cherries,
blackberries and currants. Rothbrick
planted 600 vines in 2009, with the
first crop for available for production
in 2013. We are the first vineyard in
Missouri to be granted the privilege
to grow these newly developed
Cabernet Dore’ is a yellow gold grape.
A surprising offspring of two deep reds,
Cabernet Sauvignon and Norton, it
packs a bouquet worthy of the lineage.
It makes an excellent white wine
resembling a Sauvignon Blanc that has
been tamed with a bit of Semillion.
Soft finish and extremely pleasant
aftertaste. Tropical nose, pineapple,
occasional whiff of banana. Rothbrick
has one acre planted with anticipated
White grape hybrid, a cross of
Gewurztraminer and Joannes Seyve.
Produces excellent quaity wine with
distinct aroma of Gewurztraminer.
Traminette is suited to different wine
styles, including dry and sweet
versions . Aging well, wine produced
from this grape develops honey and
apricot flavors in two to five years.
The grape is fairly high acidity and
low pH which harmonizes with its
typical fresh fruit aromas and floral
ROTHBRICK estate vineyard was first started
in 2008 . We have 2600 vines comprised of 7
varietals. First harvest will be in 2012.
Noiret (nwahr-ay) is a complex
hybrid which yields a distinctive
richly colored red wine, with notes
of green pepper, red pepper,
raspberry, and mint. Released in
2006, this young grape is rapidly
becoming a favorite of
enthusiasts everywhere. First
harvest expected in 2013.
The King of American grapes and
the state grape of Missouri, Norton
(Cynthiana) is a powerful deeply red
grape. Blessed with an abundance
of reservatrol and a lack of the flavor
described as ‘foxiness’. Norton wine
is a staple in nearly every winery
east of the Rockies. Planted in
2008, first harvest was in 2011.
A white grape used to make a
dry- to semi-dry, full-bodied wine
with fruity characteristics
somewhat like Italian dry whites.
Vidal's clean citrus flavors of
lemon and grapefruit create a
nicely balanced wine perfect with
seafood and poultry. First harvest
expected in 2013.
A cross between Norton and a
mysterious Portuguese white,
Aphrodite is a beautiful pink grape of
medium size. It makes a dry, golden
wine with excellent body and a
smooth finish. Planted in May 2011,
first harvest is expected in 2013.
We can’t wait.
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