Wines made from Adalmiina have very good body with a light floral and citrusy nose.
They present well as a stand alone varietal, or can be used in a dry white blend to add body.
This wine goes quite well with seafood and cream based dishes. Some say it is similar to French Muscadet with potential for really nice sparkling wines too.
Fruit chemistry is excellent for dry white wine production, producing around 22 brix and around 6-7 g/l acidity.
With a brilliant balance of fruit and acidity Frontenac Gris typically creates lively and refreshing wines.
Unique and complex flavors make this an excellent grape for table, dessert, and ice wines.
Frontenac Gris is usually cold pressed to make a white wine that can present aromas of peach and apricot with hints of citrus and tropical fruit. Parentage: Frontenac Gris is a bud sport of Frontenac.
Itasca produces a dry white wine that is light yellow to straw in color and has aromas of pear, quince, violet, melon, minerals, and subtle honey notes.
It is very well suited to making dry white wines and sparkling wines. Some very nice off dry wines have also been produced.
Ripens early to brix levels in the mid 20's and moderate acidity of around 10 g/L. Parentage: MN 1285, Tested as: Frontenac gris X MN 1234.
Considered a success story of modern German vine breeding, Kerner became widely planted in Germany in the 1990s.
Typically used to make high quality wines similar to Riesling in many respects including high acidity, but with a unique flavor profile. Parentage: Trollinger x Riesling
Melody makes a vinifera type wine with varietal character, neutral fruitiness, floral overtones, and hints of herba-ceousness. Parentage: Seyval x Geneva White 5