The red variety (also Pully B-13) is a new breed between Gamay x Reichensteiner, The crossing took place in 1970 by André Jaquinet at the Swiss Federal Research Institute Changins at Nyon (Vaud, Switzerland). The variety protection was granted in 1990. The new parents are from the same parents Garanoir and Mara emerged. She was subsequently crossing partner of the two new breeds Divico and Divona, The early ripening vine is extremely resistant to Botrytis but prone to Flavescence dorée and Esca, She yields dark colored, tannic Red wines with spicy Aromas. The variety is in the Switzerland in the cantons Geneva. Vaud and Wallis cultivates and occupies a total of 380 hectares. There are more stocks in France - Beaujolais (6 ha), Italy (20 ha) and Germany ( Wuerttemberg ). In 2010, a total of 405 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)