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Danube Riesling

The white grape variety is a new breed between Riesling x FR 589-54 Incidentally, the same parent is also the German new breed Johanniter created). The father's place was already in 1954 at the wine-growing institute Freiburg (Germany) created. They are genes of Vitis aestivalis. Vitis cinerea. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera (eg Chasselas and Pinot gris ) contain. The crossing of the Danube Riesling took place in 1978 in the Klosterneuburger Weinbauinstitut (Austria). At the beginning of 1990 the stocks were cleared. One last selection saved the species from oblivion. The late-ripening vine is resistant to both mildews and Botrytis and is considered PIWI variety, She produces a Riesling-like white wine with moderate acidity. Due to the good wine quality, she was in 2012 in Austria released for the quality level "wine". The release as Quality wine-grape variety will be sought in the medium term. The winery Farmer Josef in the winegrowing area Wagram (Lower Austria) planted a small experimental stock in 2012.

Danube Riesling
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