A selection of Black Spanish. Improved flavor and juice chemistry profile. Suitable for the production of Port wine and dry reds. Interesting black currant and cherry notes, with a distinct wild character. Probably the oldest of the American hybrids, with a history of over 240 years of production in the New World. A hybrid cross between Southern Aestivalis and an unknown Vinifera. Highly vigorous and very disease tolerant.
Primary Use: Wine
USDA Winter Hardiness: Zone 5
Harvest Season: Late Season
Growth Habit: Trailing
Sugg. Distance Between Vines: 8 – 10 ft.
Black Rot: Slightly susceptible or sensitive
Downy Mildew: Moderately susceptible or sensitive
Powdery Mildew: Moderately susceptible or sensitive
Botrytis: Slightly susceptible or sensitive