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Cabernet Colonjes

The red grape variety (also VB 91-26-5) is an interspecific new breed between Cabernet Sauvignon x unknown resistance partners. They are genes from Vitis amurensis and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1991 by the winery owner Valentin Blattner in Soyhières in the canton of Jura in the Switzerland, The early ripening vine is susceptible to real ones mildew, It produces fruity red wines. The variety is in the Netherlands exclusively from the producer Colonjes (after whom it is named) and in Sweden grown.

Cabernet Colonjes - grape and leaf

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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