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Arnsburger

The white grape variety (also Geisenheim 22-74) is a new breed between Müller-Thurgau x Chasselas Tokay ( Chasselas ). According to in 2012 DNA analysis has the crossing of two indicated in the breeding list Riesling clones turned out to be wrong. The cross was made in 1939 by Dr. Heinrich Birk (1898-1973) at the research institute Geisenheim (Rheingau), the variety protection was granted in 1984. The name was given after the Arnsburg Monastery near Gießen because the order of the Cistercian great merit in viticulture in Rheingau had acquired. She was a crossing partner in the new breeding Saphira, The early ripening, productive vine is resistant to Botrytis, It produces fruity white wines that are very suitable for sparkling wines. There are cultivated areas in Germany (1 ha) Madeira - Portugal (28 ha) and in New Zealand (2 ha). In 2010, a total of 31 hectares of vineyards were shown (Kym Anderson ).

Arnsburger - grape and leaf

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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