Life Style / Wine Grapes / Black Spanish: Has several synonym names including Burgundy, Jacquez, Lenoir and Blue French. N.B:The latter name not to be confused with the same synonym for the V.vinifera Blaufrankisch variety. The named cultivar is an oldline 19th century bunchgrape, derived from a cross between an unknown Vinifera and native American V.bourquiniana (V.aestivalis ?) species, recommended for use in the lower Gulf States of the U.S.A. However reports indicate a low sugar and acid balance in mature fruit and it is no longer high on the recommendation list for those areas. Thought by some to have a clonal relationship to Herbemont. Has good resistance to Pierce's Disease, producing large clusters of small red fleshed berries. Does not propagate well from hardwood cuttings and grafting to a suitable rootstock, such as Dogridge or Tampa, is recommended if to be cultivated in deep sandy soils. Although used to produce a blending wine it is not recommended for use as a varietal red wine because of limited color stability and a taste some find unacceptable. Note: Not to be confused with the large, dark black french tablegrape, named Long Black Spanish, that usually ripens in early October and is commonly used to decorate baskets of fruit.
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Life Style / Wine Grapes / Black Alicante: Has several synonym names including Long Black Spanish, Black Saint Peters and Gros Maroc. Grown in many countries as a tablegrape it is listed as originating in Spain. Normally ripens in late October MORE
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