The red grape variety (also Geisenheim 8331-1) is an interspecific new breed between Chancellor (Seibel 7053) x rondo, They are genes of Vitis aestivalis. Vitis amurensis. Vitis labrusca. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1983 at the Research Institute Geisenheim (Rheingau). Of the variety protection took place in 2002. The late-ripening vine is particularly resistant to the real and fake mildew and also moderately against Botrytis why she as PIWI Variety applies. Likewise, she is resistant to frost and bunch rot, The variety yields ruby-colored, spicy red wines with mild tannins and aromas of ripe red fruits. Small acreages are available in Germany in the growing area Hessian mountain road, In 2010, however, no stock was reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)