The red grape variety (also NY 73-0136-17) is a complex interspecific new breed between New York 65-0467-08 ( Chancellor x NY 32-277) x Steuben, They are genes from Vitis aestivalis. Vitis cinerea. Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was carried out in 1973 by the breeders B. Reisch, RS Luce, B. Bordelon and Th. Henick-Kling at the Rebenzäumungs-Institut der Cornell University in Geneva, New York. The medium to late ripening vine is moderately susceptible to real ones mildew, as well as resistant to frost to minus 26 ° Celsius. It produces dark-colored red wines with fine tannins and aromas of green and black pepper, Raspberries and mint. The variety is used in the United States new York (23 ha), Illinois (5 ha), Iowa. Kentucky (2 ha), Missouri, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania (3 ha) grown. In 2010 a total of 33 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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