NE-1020 Multi-state evaluation of wine grape varieties and clones.

Robert M. Crassweller   B. Hed

In 2008 a wine variety trial was established at the North East facility.   The project is part of the NE 1020 project.  This trial will evaluate the viticultural characteristics and wine quality potential of grape cultivars and clones of economic significance throughout the eastern USA. This project is being funded by USDA Viticultural Consortium East funds.

Varieties planted at the Lake Erie Lab. Include:

1.    Cabernet Franc

2.    Chambourcin

3.    Chancellor

4.    Gruner Veltliner

5.    La Crescent

6.    Malbec

7.    Marquette (MN 1211)

8.    MN 1189

9.    MN1235

10.    Muscat Ottonel

11.    Noiret  (NY 73)

12.    Norton

13.    NY 81.0315.17

14.    Pinot Grigio

15.    Pinot Noir

16.    Syrah

17.    Traminette

18.    Vidal

19.    Petit Manseng