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The red variety (also Geisenheim 8221-3) is an interspecific new breed between Geisenheim 6427-5 ( Rotberger x Reichensteiner x Chancellor (Seibel 7053). They are genes of Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii ( Vitis aestivalis ) Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1982 by Dr. med. Helmut Becker (1927-1989) in Geisenheim, She is resilient to both mildews and Botrytis and is therefore called PIWI variety designated. The precocious, high-yielding vine produces a ruby-red, fruity red wine with soft, harmonious tannins. In Austria (Burgenland) it has been one of the varieties for the local specialty since 2016 Uhudler, No stocks were reported in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).

Bolero - grape and leaf

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