Ison © -
Black Self-fertile. 19% sugar, large clusters, dry scar,
early to mid season. Best black pollinator.
Creek produces a
small, purple berry that is higher in acid than most
muscadine grape cultivars. Berries have a low % dry stem
scar. Vine vigor and yield are moderately high and ripening
season is late. Color stability for juice or wine has not
been tested to our knowledge.
Black; fruit are
small in size, very large clusters, very high yields, ripen
mid season with a wet stem scar. Plants are moderately
vigorous with good disease resistance; however it is
susceptible to powdery mildew. Noble is easily juiced making
it a great choice for wine or juice. Sugar Content 15%-16%.
Uses: Wine, Juice, and Jelly.
Supreme © -
Black Female. Best of the black muscadines. It is the
largest muscadine developed at this time. Very heavy
producer. 22 1/2 % sugar. Ripens mid-late season, very
vigorous, skin edible, large clusters disease resistant, dry
Black Beauty © -
Black Female. 23% sugar. Dry scar, large fruit, skin edible,
ripens uniformly, large clusters, very vigorous, one of the
best black varieties. Ripens mid to late season.
Pam © - Bronze
Female. 21% sugar. Pam has the largest clusters of grapes in
production. It is the heaviest producing female of all
varieties. Dry scar. Ripens early to mid-season. Very
vigorous. Skin edible. Disease resistant.
Self-fertile. 18% sugar, high yield, excellent quality.
Ripens mid to late season. Very heavy producer. Heaviest
producing variety of muscadine.
Self-fertile. 20% sugar. You asked for a late variety, we
now have it. Much improved over Granny Val. Very large
clusters, good quality, ripens late. Very vigorous and very
fruit are medium to large in size, cluster, good flavor, and
excellent yields. Plants are very vigorous, cold hardy, and
disease resistant. Sugar Content 16%-17%. Uses: Wine, Home,
Commercial, Juice and Jelly.
"Resveratrol is produced by many plants, apparently due to its
antifungal properties. It is found in widely varying amounts in
grapes (primarily the skins). Ordinary non-muscadine red wine
contains between 0.2 and 5.8 mg/L, depending on the grape variety,
while white wine has much less - the reason being that red wine is
fermented with the skins, allowing the wine to absorb the
resveratrol, whereas white wine is fermented after the skin has been
removed. Wines produced from muscadine grapes, both red and white,
may contain more than 40 mg/L.
In grapes, resveratrol is found primarily in the skin and seeds.
This is particularly true for muscadine grapes, whose skin and seeds
have been reported to have about one hundred times the concentration
as the pulp. The amount found in grape skins also varies with the
grape cultivar, its geographic origin, and exposure to fungal
infection. The amount of fermentation time a wine spends in contact
with grape skins is an important determinant of its resveratrol
content. According to "Le Blanc et al., 2006", muscadine table wines
contain between 9 and 32 mg/L of cis resveratrol and between 5 and
13 mg/L trans resveratrol.
Several studies have detected substantial amounts of resveratrol in
Muscadine berries and seeds. Concentrations for the berries without
seeds have been reported to range from 3 to 24 ppm (parts per
million) in dried samples. Containing an average of 43 ppm, the high
seed concentration of resveratrol could be significant during
muscadine wine making when the fermenting wine is in contact with
seeds. Muscadine pomace, the solids left after pressing, contained
18 to 84 ppm in dried samples. A purée made from the pomace with the
seeds removed contained 10 to 62 ppm. Muscadine wine was reported to
have from 0.7 to 2 mg/L resveratrol for red wines and 0.3 to 1 mg/L
resveratrol for white wine. For juices, resveratrol was found in
concentrations ranging from 3 to 13 mg/L. While initial reports have
indicated that muscadine grapes could contain high concentrations of
resveratrol, subsequent studies have found no or little resveratrol
in different varieties of muscadine grapes."
"The antioxidants in Muscadine grapes have shown anti cancer
properties in laboratory studies."
"The phenolic compounds found in
Muscadine grapes may slow the growth of some forms of cancer cells,
including breast cancer and prostrate cancer."
(University of Crete. Greece Om the June 2000 issue of Journal of
"French scientists have also found evidence that an antioxidant
present in the grape, resveratrol, can put the brakes on the growth
of liver cancer cells." (Reported in the July-August
2000 issue of Oncology Reports.)
We will crush and/or press the
muscadines and scuppernongs for our U-Pick customers as a courtesy.
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