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Field blend

English name for Mixed set; look there.

A widespread until the 17th century in Europe and usual form of vineyard design (also mixed set). The varieties were for practical reasons because of the risk minimization "mixed mixed" in a vineyard planted together to ensure reliability or as constant as possible quality. Therefore, varieties with different Maturity date (early to late) and mixed with different acidity. There were usually planted up to seven varieties, which of course were different depending on the wine region. Typical varieties were Chasselas. Elbling. feeder. Hanns, Heunisch ( Gouais blanc ) Müller-Thurgau. muscatel. Neuburger. Green Hainer. Orleans. Austro-White, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Riesling. Sylvaner. Traminer. Green Valtellina and Zierfandler, The result was often a bright red wine, as well as red wines were among them.

Mixed set - different white and red grapes mixed in the vineyard

Strictly speaking, the mixed phrase means read together, pressed and expanded, but of course the grapes can come from different vineyards. The name is therefore not...

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