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The red grape variety is an interspecific cross between Big Extra (Extra) x triumph, They are genes from Vitis lincecumii. Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid took place in 1887 in the United States by the botanist Thomas Volney Munson (1843-1913). She was a crossing partner in the new varieties Black Queen and Muscat Bailey A, The productive vine is sensitive to wintry frost but resistant to various diseases. It produces neutral tasting red wines without Foxton, The variety is found in the central south in the states of Kansas and Missouri grown. In 2010, however, was only in Brazil a stock of 34 hectares is shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Bailey - grape and leaf

Images: Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
Institute for Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof - 76833 Siebeldingen, GERMANY

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