The red grape variety is an open flowered
seedling of Concord
. It contains genes from Vitis labrusca
and Vitis vinifera
(?). It was selected in 1869 by Ephraim Wales Bull
(1806-1895). It was first described in 1912 and the grapes with black berries produce a wine with a weak foxtone
. However, it is mainly used as a table grape
. The variety is cultivated in the US state of Arkansas.