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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Frontenac, relatively recent dark-skinned hybrid grown for port-style wines, in the Upper Plains and American Midwest. It high acidity generally requires some residual sugar. The mutation Frontenac Gris has produced some white wine but the more recent mutation Frontenac Blanc may well prove more popular.