‘La Crescent’ wine grape.

Courtesy of the University of Minnesota

‘La Crescent’ grape developed by the University of Minnesota. Makes a semi-sweet wine with citrus and tropical fruit aromas. Cold hardy in Minnesota, released in 2001. Agricultural Experiment Station project #21-016, “Breeding and Genetics of Fruit Crops for Cold Climates,” principal investigator: James J. Luby. Peter R. Hemstad, scientist, grape breeder.

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