1) Interspecific new breeding between unknown species of the species Vitis vinifera x Vitis labrusca, The intersection of hybrid took place in 1850 by the private breeder AM Spangler. The vine has reddish berries. No stocks were reported in 2010.
2) New breeding between Sémillon x Red Traminer ( Gewurztraminer ). Synonyms are California H 59-90 and Flora Rose. The crossing took place in 1938 by the botanist dr. Harold P. Olmo (1909-2006) at the University of California in Davis. The variety protection was granted in 1958. The early ripening vine was bred specifically for the climatically hot Californian conditions. It produces highly aromatic, full-bodied but a little acid white wines. The variety is in Australia. Brazil (6 ha), California in the Napa Valley and New Zealand (2 ha) cultivated. In 2010, eight hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)