U-Pick Winegrape Varieties
for making Red Wine
Red Wine Grape Varieties
|Marechal Foch - Early September, Small clusters of black, medium sized berries. Outstanding burgundy type red wine without blending.|
|DeChaunac - Mid September, Makes a superior red wine with good, pleasant taste, good tannin and color, also makes a nice rose'.|
|Baco Noir - Mid September, Makes a highly pigmented red fruity wine, low in tannin, with a light, strawberry-like flavor.|
|Frontenac - Mid September, A new variety, makes a high quality red wine with cherry overtones.|
|New York Muscat - Mid September, Developed in Geneva, NY Sweet, pleasing with rich Muscat flavor. Reddish black to black. Makes a pleasing red muscatel wine with the flavor of a true Muscat.|
|Labrusca Varieties such as Concord, Price, Buffalo, NY Muscat & Steuben all can be combined in different ratios to make fruity concord style wines. They ripen from early to late September.
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