The red grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Millardet et Grasset 101-14 SP (Riparia x Rupestris) x Goldriesling (1). Synonyms are Kuhlmann 149-3 and Lucy Kuhlmann. They are genes from Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1911 at the Oberlin Institute in Colmar-Alsace by the French breeder Eugène Kuhlmann (1858-1932), who named her after his wife. By the way, the new breeds are with the same parents Etoile I. Etoile II. Leon Millot. Maréchal Foch. Maréchal Joffre and Pinard emerged. The vine ripens very early and is moderately resistant to frost, as well as generally against fungal diseases, It produces dark-colored, strong red wines with herbal aromas. The variety is grown in small quantities France, as in Canada grown in the areas of Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec. However, no stocks were shown in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)