The red variety (also FR 437-82 r) is a new breed between Cabernet Sauvignon x ( Merzling x ( Zarya Severa x Muscat Ottonel )). In some sources this is stated in the form Cabernet Sauvignon x Solaris; from the father's variety later went the variety Solaris out. They are genes of Vitis amurensis. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1982 by Norbert Becker (1937-2012) at the State Wine Institute Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg). By the way, with the same parents is also the new breed Cabernet Carol emerged. The early ripening vine is resistant to Botrytis and wrong mildew, but especially susceptible to powdery mildew. It produces colorful, extract and tannin-rich red wines resembling Cabernet Sauvignon. In Germany It is grown on 28 hectares of vineyards. There are also small stocks in Italy. Denmark (3 ha) and in the Switzerland (2 ha).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)