The red grape variety (also Seibel 8357) is an interspecific new breeding between Seibel 6150 (Seibel 405 x Flot Rouge ) x Seibel 5455 ( Plantet ). They are genes of Vitis aestivalis. Vitis berlandieri. Vitis cinerea. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place at the beginning of the 20th century in France by Albert Seibel (1844-1936). The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is prone to anthracnose, It produces dark-colored, astringent red wines, especially as teinturier (Dyeing grape) are used. In the early 1960s, she was in the south France grown on 1,200 hectares. The interim EU hybrid ban was strong clearings, The variety is officially approved again since 2008 and occupies the Loire 9 hectares. Tiny stocks are also available in the US states new York and Pennsylvania (0.2 ha). In 2010, a total of nine hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)