The red grape variety (also New York 70.0809.10) is an interspecific new breed between Seyve Villard 18-307 ( Chancellor x Subereux ) x Steuben what was released according to 2008 DNA analysis has been confirmed. They are genes from Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was carried out in 1970 by the two American breeders Bruce Reisch and Thomas Henick-Kling at the Vine Breeding Institute Cornell University in Geneva (New York State). The medium to late ripening vine is moderately resistant to frost and various fungal diseases, but is susceptible to real ones mildew, It produces dark colored red wines with gentle tannins and cherry aroma that none Foxton exhibit. The variety is grown in the U.S. states Illinois (8 ha), new York (17 ha), Ohio and Pennsylvania (1 ha) grown. In 2010, a total of 27 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
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