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1762 – National Wine Review

National Wine Review – 1762

At dinner’s end we opened another of Philip Carter’s new releases – the 1762 Port (v. 2010) – which is named for the year in which Charles Carter’s American wines were proclaimed to be “good wines” by an influential society in London. The 1762 is produced in the fortified style of a true Port from the Chambourcin grape, a French hybrid variety grown throughout Virginia and prized for its intense purple color and flavors of black cherries and plums.

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Some of the best Virginia wines I have tried in a while. We were a little apprehensive about coming here after a pervious tasting at a different establishment up the road left a bad taste in our mouth– both literally and figuratively. The staffer who did our tasting was very accommodating and knowledgeable, answering most of our questions about the winery, the grapes, and history. We were impressed with the sweet venue and loved the family friendly style of it all. We will be back! – Shannon-Mae Connors

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