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Happy Toad

Happy Toad Wine Details

Description: You might see a family of toads around the porch if you look closely in the summer. This wine, also made from the Frontenac Gris grape is a smooth full bodied dry white, similar to a Chardonnay. Great with seafood or chicken. This wine is sold out.

Varietal Definition
Frontenac gris:
'Frontenac gris' is a white wine grape variety which makes table and dessert wines; is very winter hardy with trunks surviving temperatures as low as -38C; is a mid-season variety with an average harvest date of Sept. 30 in Minnesota (approx. 45-degree latitude); yields and vigor are high; has moderate susceptibility to powdery mildew and black rot, low susceptibility to downy mildew (on the leaves and fruit), and moderate susceptibility to foliar phylloxera; has small gray berries on medium clusters that are somewhat loose; berry splitting and botrytis have not been observed even under wet conditions; wine quality is very good, and aromas include peach, apricot, citrus, and pineapple with no herbaceous or labrusca aromas.


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