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bird Franconian

The white grape variety probably comes from Germany, The parentage is unknown. The probably very old and considered extinct variety was rediscovered in the Franconian Steigerwald in 2009; it belongs to the group of the so-called Frankish Sorts. In the ampelography by Karl Friedrich Gok (1776-1849) it is depicted and described as "Corinth". Most of the berries are parthenocarp and therefore very much small berries and seedless, Because of the lack of seeds, the berries were dried earlier and as currants used. The medium-ripening vine tends to Verrieseln and therefore is not secure earnings, It produces white wines with tasty acid, whose flavors Riesling and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) recall. It used to be used as a sugar and aroma dispenser in the Mixed sentence used.

Vogelfränkische - grape and leaf

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