The white grape (also Geilweilerhof SBL., 2-19-58) is an interspecific new breed between Oberlin 716 (Gamay x Riparia Millardet) x Riesling 91, They are genes of Vitis riparia and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in the 1930s by Dr. med. Bernhard Husfeld (1900-1970) in the vine breeding department of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Müncheberg Mark Brandenburg, The selection took place in 1940. The naming was based on National Socialist ideas. Given the poor experience with French hybrids in the decades before, the variety was produced at around the same time Siegfriedrebe a phenomenal success from a breeding-scientific point of view.
Due to their great resistance to both types of mildew and Botrytis, as well as winter frost were produced from it in Germany until the 1980s. Disadvantages were strong fluctuations in income due to the strong tendency to Verrieseln and virus susceptibility, Apart from that, it could no longer be used anyway because of the EU ban on hybrids for the production of quality wines. As a crossing partner for fungi-resistant ( PIWI ) new varieties the variety became Geilweilerhof (Pfalz) however further used. Aris is also synonymous with the Spanish grape variety alarije; look there.
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)