The red grape variety (also Vineland 49-431) is a very complex interspecific new breed between Vineland 370-628 (Lomanto x Seneca ) x Seibel 10-878 ( chelois ). It must not be with the variety St. Vincent be confused. They are genes from Vitis aestivalis. Vitis champinii. Vitis cinerea. Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1947 by the breeder OA Bradt in Ontario-Canada. The late-ripening, productive vine is resistant to frost down to minus 26 ° Celsius, but susceptible to real ones mildew, It produces dark-colored, rather tannic red wines with aromas of cherries and plums. The variety is mainly considered teinturier (Dye grape) used. In 2010, were in the US state new York (Finger Lakes) 11 hectares of vineyards reported (Kym Anderson ). Stocks should also in Canada give.
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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