The white grape variety is a new breed between Sylvaner x Müller-Thurgau according to published in 2012 DNA analysis, The paternity indicated in the breeding list Rieslaner turned out to be wrong. The name derives from the Marienberg fortress in Würzburg from. By the way, the new breeds are with the same parents Diana (1) and Gloria emerged. The cross was made in 1951 by Dr. Hans Breider (1908-2000) at the Bavarian State Institute for Viticulture in Würzburg, der variety protection was granted in 1971. It produces a yellow-green, delicately fruity wine with a peach aroma. In 2010, three hectares of vineyards were shown with a strongly falling trend (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)