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The red grape variety comes from the United States, Synonyms are Bacchus, Clinton Rose, Klinton, Plant des Carmes, Plant Pouzin, Red Kilian, Vorthington, Worthington and Zephirin. It is a natural interspecific cross between the species Vitis riparia x Vitis labrusca, The hybrid was founded in 1821 in the city of Clinton near Syracuse in the state new York discovered and selected by student Hugh White. She was a crossing partner in the new varieties Autuchon. Brant. canada. Cornucopia and Quassaic, five openly bloomed Are seedlings Bacchus Black. Blue from Selbach. Golden Clinton. Peabody and Vialla,

Clinton - grape and leaf

The early maturing hardy Vine is extremely resistant to that phylloxera, as well as generally good against vine diseases. It produces dark-colored, acid-stressed red wines with subtle Foxton, The variety is also called table grape as well as document used. Towards the end of the 19th century, after the phylloxera disaster in northern Italy and in Italy Switzerland grown where it can still be found today under the names Erdbeerer, Fragola or Uva Americano. In these countries, simple consumer wines are called Americano and fragolino pressed out of her. The variety is common in the northeastern United States and is also grown in Brazil grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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