The red grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Champion ( Concord x Hartford ) x Lucile (Wyoming OP). They are genes from Vitis labrusca and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1915 by the breeder Fred E. Gladwin at the Rebenzäumungs-Institut der Cornell University in Geneva in the state new York, She was a crossing partner in the new varieties Blue Star. Monticello. Suffolk Red. Valiant and Van Buren, It is a pure female grape, The early ripening vine is resistant to frost but prone to anthracnose. Black spots disease and wrong mildew, She delivers rose-colored wines Foxton, but is mainly used as table grape and used for the production of jelly and grape juice. The variety is grown in the U.S. states Michigan (17 ha), new York (7 ha) and Pennsylvania (13 ha) grown. In 2010, a total of 37 hectares of vineyards were shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)