Introduced in 2003 by the University of Minnesota from a single bud mutation yielding gray(thus named Gris) Frontenac Gris is the White wine version of Frontenac. Arching cances and minimum tendrils make training and pruning management easier. The Disease resistance of the parent conveys near immunity to downy mildew. In Minnesota Frontenac Gris ripens in late mid-seasons. $0.40 per plant royalty.
Marquette, the newest introduction from the University of Minnesota, is a cousin of Frontenac and grandson of Pinot Noir. KHN now has a license to propagate Marquette, so we are extending our availability of this grape to customers who may not be licensed. Viticulturally, Marquette is exceptional. Resistance to common diseases like mildew and black not has been above average. $0.50 per plant royalty to the University of Minnesota.
The hardiest seedless table grape available. Vines show good vigor and produce medium sized clusters of small berries. The lovely red-organe fruit has avery sweet, wonderful taste. Somerset has done well even in hardiness zone 3.