Good Grapes

Grapes in this trial are evaluated as good, fair, and reject.

Describing taste is admittedly personally subjective:
unsatisfactory, poor, fair, tasty, very tasty, delicious, best.

 

Red Wine

Baltica (Red Wine)
Very early, very tasty, first year of grapes - perhaps clusters may be larger next year



Cascade (Rosé wine)
Productive, tasty


Francis (Red "Concord" Wine)
Delicious fresh, ‘Concord’ wine, some Anthracnose


Frontenac
(Red Wine)
Delicious fresh, reported to make excellent wine
(NO Photo of Frontenac yet)


Marechal Foch (Red Wine)
Delicious fresh, said to make good wine but fussy




Mystic Eyes (Red Wine)
Very early and delicious fresh, small clusters so use multiple canes



Petite Pearl (Red Wine)
Very healthy, on the tart side eaten fresh, said to make excellent wine



Sabrevois (Red Wine)
Fair taste, reportedly makes decent wine


St. Paul (Red Wine)
Tasty, reportedly makes good wine, diseased leaves

White Wine


Adalmina
(White Wine)
Best taste, one of the tastiest of the white grapes
(NO Photo of Adalmina yet)


Clondike (White Wine)
Very tasty, said to produce ex
cellent Riesling type wine



L'Acadie Blanc (White Wine)
Very tasty, healthy, productive


Minnesota Emerald (White Wine)
Very tasty, said to produce excellent Riesling type wine, berries cracked after fall rains



Petite Ami (White Wine)
Very tasty, healthy, productive


Prairie Star (White Wine)
Productive, however, raccoons ate them all before they ripened, so you might say they are “raccoon approved”




Prestige
(White Wine)
Very tasty, some mildew on stems



Sandy Moon
(White Wine)
Tasty, said to produce excellent Riesling type wine

 

Table/Juice/Jam 

Beta (Jam)
Tart fresh, great jam, productive



Bluebell
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Delicious fresh and jam, productive



Campbell Early
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Early, delicious large berries



Concord Seedless
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Tasty small berries



Edelweiss
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Very tasty




John Viola (Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Tasty, very productive



King of the North
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Tasty, very productive



Lorelei
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Best taste, one of the tastiest of the white grapes



Montreal Blues (ES 6-4-47, SEEDLESS)
(Table/Freeze/Juice/Jam)
Tasty, productive



Worden
(Jam)
Fair fresh, great jam, productive, some disease