1) Interspecific new breeding between unknown varieties of the species Vitis vinifera x Vitis labrusca, The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1850 by the private breeder AM Spangler. The vine has reddish berries. In 2010 no stocks were shown.
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 specially bred for the climatically hot California conditions. It produces highly aromatic, full-bodied but somewhat low-acid white wines. The variety is in Australia. Brazil (6 ha), California in the Napa Valley and New Zealand (2 ha) grown. In 2010, eight hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)