The red grape variety (also Seibel 8357) is an interspecific new breed between Seibel 6150 (Seibel 405 x Flot Rouge ) x Seibel 5455 ( Plantet ). They are genes from Vitis aestivalis. Vitis berlandieri. Vitis cinerea. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in France at the beginning of the 20th century by Albert Seibel (1844-1936). The late ripening, productive vine is susceptible to anthracnose, It produces dark-colored, astringent red wines, which are mainly used as teinturier (Dye grape) can be used. In the early 1960s, it was in the south France grown on 1,200 hectares. Due to the interim EU hybrid ban, there were strong ones clearings, The variety has been officially approved again since 2008 and is on the Loire 9 hectares. Tiny stocks also exist in the United States new York and Pennsylvania (0.2 ha). In 2010 a total of nine hectares of vineyards were shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)