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The white grape variety is a complex interspecific new breed between Elmer Swenson 2-2-22 (ES 283 x ES 193) x Espirit, Also ES 293 and ES 193 are results of crosses, which in turn are also results of crossbreeding. Therefore, genes from eight different vine species are included, that is Vitis aestivalis. Vitis berlandieri. Vitis cinerea. Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera, The intersection of hybrid took place by the breeder Elmer Swenson (1913-2004) on his farm at Osceola in Wisconsin, The early ripening, hardy Vine yields white wines with aromas of tropical fruits and citrus, as well as strong petrol tone, It is in small quantities in Canada grown in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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