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Austro-White

The white grape variety comes from Austria. The white grape variety comes from Austria. Synonyms are bare, chestnut, Kahlenberger white, white ( Austria ); Austriai, Ausztriai, Ausztriai Fehér, Osztrak Fehér, Widenska ( Hungary ). Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Brown and white Veltliner or Sylvaner be confused. According to in 1999 DNA analysis is a spontaneous cross between Weißer Heunisch ( Gouais Blanc ) x unknown variety. By crossing Austrian-White x Traminer the Sylvaner, The vine is generally resistant to various vine diseases. It produces yellow-green, strong and acidic white wines.

Austrian white - bunch of grapes and leaf

Austrian white was already in the wine-growing towns around Vienna's Kahlenberg in early 19th century Grinzing Heiligenstadt Klosterneuburg, Nussdorf and Weidling are widespread. It established the good reputation of the popular “Grinzinger” Heuriger wine (up to 90% Austrian white, the rest Traminer). The vine is no longer in the variety catalog, but may be grown on existing areas. For example, it is used by the organic wine estate Alois Raubal in Gumpoldskirchen (Lower Austria) cultivated. In the Vine Museum of the Franz Winery Leth there are also a few sticks in Fels am W. In 2010 no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).

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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