Frontenac Gris

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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
SPECIES: Interspecific Cross
BREEDER: Peter Hemstad
PEDIGREE: Grey-fruited sport of the University of Minnesota’s red wine cultivar Frontenac
USE: Wine
VIGOR: High
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HARVEST TIMING: Mid- to Late-season
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Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: This white wine grape is cold hardy, is nearly disease- and mildew-resistant and has the same vine characteristics as Frontenac. The light red and gray grape makes for a sweet white or rosé wine. Grapes have aromas of peach, apricot, citrus and tropical fruit.