The white grape variety is a very complex, interspecific new breed between Seibel 788 ( Sicily x Clairette Dorée Ganzin ) x Seibel 29 ( Munson x Vinifera). It was named after the Roman goddess of the dawn. Synonyms are Aurora, Feri Szölö, Financ Szölö, Redei and Seibel 5279. They are genes of Vitis aestivalis. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place by the breeder Albert Seibel (1844-1936). She was crossing partner of the new breeds reflex. reform and Tissier Ravat,
The very early maturing, high-yielding variety is resistant to falseness mildew but prone to Botrytis and black rot, It produces alcohol-rich, acidic white wines with a relatively neutral taste and, if necessary, subtle Foxton, These are also suitable for sparkling wine production. The variety was formerly in France widespread, but has no meaning there anymore. The variety is in the United States almost exclusively in the Finger Lakes in the state new York grown on 267 hectares. Tiny stocks are also available in Kentucky, In 2010, a total of 268 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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