Baco is an extremely vigorous variety that is best grown on heavy soils. Its fruit is usually high in acid, producing wines of good quality that are deeply pigmented and fruit forward, with aromas of black fruits and caramel, and leaf tobacco . Baco wine has been described as rustic, pairing well with red meat dishes, BBQ ribs, and goat cheese.
Color: Blue, Black
Primary Use: Wine
USDA Winter Hardiness: 6
Harvest Season: Mid Season
Growth Habit: Semi Trailing
Vigor: Very Vigorous
Sugg. Distance Between Vines: 8-10 ft.
Black Rot: highly susceptible or sensitive
Downy Mildew: slightly susceptible or sensitive
Powdery Mildew: moderately susceptible or sensitive
Botrytis: slightly susceptible or sensitive