Maréchal Foch

An inter-specific red hybrid wine grape variety that was named after the French marshal Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929). Developed in Alsace, France by Eugene Kuhlmann, Foch is an early-ripening, cold-hardy variety that is resistant to fungal diseases. Maréchal Foch is also a sister variety of Léon Millot (Foster).

With small berry size, this varitety makes a variety of styles of wine, ranging from a light red wine similar to Beaujolais, to more full wines with intense dark colour and unique character. Great as a blender or in Port style wines. Maréchal Foch tends to have strong acidity, aromas of black fruits. Well-balanced, high in sugar, Maréchal Foch makes nice wines which can be consumed young.

Fulkerson Winery
5576 Route 14
Dundee, NY 14837

Phone: (607) 243-7883
Fax: (607) 243-8337
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