This is, in dry seasons, a really fine grape, but subject to

leaf-blight and mildew in hot seasons. Bunch often a foot long, loose,

shouldered; berry below medium, round, black, juicy; without pulp,

sweet and vinous. Belonging to the Herbemont family; is a strong

grower; very productive, and rather tender. May be valuable in well

drained soils, and southern climate, as it undoubtedly will make a fine