‘Vanessa’ is a vigorous, deciduous, woody, vine, with bold-textured, green foliage. It is grown for its loose clusters of well filled, firm, medium size, seedless, deep red fruit. The grapes have crisp firm flesh. Good for eating fresh or making preserves. Ripens early season. Best fruiting in full sun, in well drained soil, but tolerates light shade & heavier soils. Good drainage is a must, and protection from harsh winds. Relatively wildlife & drought tolerant after establishment. Very pollinator & wildlife friendly.