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Frontenac Wine Details

Description: Our newest varietal wine, the Frontenac grape was developed at the University of Minnesota to survive the extremes of our climate. A big, deeply colored wine with black berry fruit, the Frontenac spends a year in new Minnesota grown oak barrels. A promising wine for our future that is in limited quantity and only available at the winery.

Varietal Definition
Frontenac’s overall viticultural performance and excellent wine quality are directly responsible for its success in Minnesota, where more of its vines are growing than any other variety. This recently released red wine grape from the University of Minnesota is a cross of Landot 4511 and Vitis Riparia. The vine’s chief advantage is its extremely vigorous and productive nature.


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