The red variety is a spontaneous interspecific cross between the American species Vitis riparia x Vitis labrusca. Synonyms are Bacchus, Clinto, Clinton Rose, Plant of the Carmelite, Plant Pouzin, Vorthington, Worthington and Zephirin. A seedling of the hybrid was discovered around the year 1835 in the State of New York and from private breeders selected Hugh White. The early-maturing and strong growing variety with small, dark red, almost black berries yields with pronounced Foxton . It has a strong resistance to phylloxera. Towards the end of the 19th Century the vine after the phylloxera grown in northern Italy and the Italian-speaking Switzerland, where she is still under the name Erdbeerer, Fragola (strawberry dt), Uva Uva Fragola or Americano encountered. In these countries, simple table wine called Americano and Fragolino pressed from it. The vine is common even in the northeastern United States and is also cultivated in Brazil. She is also known as Table grape and because of the very good resistance to phylloxera as base and rootstock used. Clinton was a partner at the intersection of the new varieties Autuchon , Brant , Canada , Cornucopia and Quassaic . Five open faded seedlings of Clinton, the varieties Bacchus Black , Blue by Selbach , Golden Clinton , Peabody and Vialla (Clinton Vialla).