The red grape variety is an interspecific cross between Big Extra (Extra) x triumph, They are genes of Vitis lincecumii. Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1887 in the USA by the botanist Thomas Volney Munson (1843-1913). She was crossing partner in the new breeds Black Queen and Muscat Bailey A, The productive vine is sensitive to wintry frost, but resistant to various diseases. It provides neutral tasting red wines without Foxton, The variety is found in the central south in the states of Kansas and Missouri grown. In 2010, but only in Brazil a stock of 34 acres (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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