The white grape variety (also Minnesota 1285) is a complex interspecific new breed between Frontenac Gris x Minnesota 1234. They are genes from Vitis aestivalis. Vitis berlandieri. Vitis cinerea. Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. She was named after the county in the US state Minnesota named. The crossing of the hybrid was done by Peter Hemstad in 2002 at the University of Minnesota. The vine is generally disease-resistant. It provides that Pinot Blanc similar white wines. No stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).