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bolero

The red grape variety (also Geisenheim 8221-3) is an interspecific new breed between Geisenheim 6427-5 ( Rotberger x Reichensteiner ) x Chancellor (Seibel 7053). They are genes from Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii ( Vitis aestivalis ) Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1982 by Dr. Helmut Becker (1927-1989) in Geisenheim, It is resistant to both mildews and Botrytis and is therefore called PIWI variety designated. The early maturing, productive vine produces a ruby red, fruity red wine with soft, harmonious tannins. It has been one of the varieties for the local specialty in Austria (Burgenland) since 2016 Uhudler, No stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).

Bolero - grape and leaf

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