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Moreau-Robert

Vineyard in the city of Angers (Anjou) in the department of Maine-et-Loire in the north-east of France. The origin lies in a in 1815 by Jean -Pierre Vibert (1777-1866) in Chénevières-sur-Marne near Paris founded rose breeding business. Vibert moved the business to Angers in 1839 and dealt intensively with rose cultivation with over 600 creations, of which about 60 have survived to this day. He also bred fruits such as pears and vines. At least one variety still used today comes from him, that is Muscat Ottonel, In relevant sources is often mentioned as a vine grower the name Robert Moreau. M Robert Robert, who was active with Jean-Pierre Vibert in 1846 and whose business was bought in 1850, probably means. M. Robert married the daughter of M. Moreau, who also ran a vine breeding (?) Or rose breeding business. Robert inherited this business after the death of his father-in-law in 1856 and changed the company name to Moreau-Robert. The sorts Almeria. Blanc d'Ambre. Damascus Black. Madeleine Angevine. Madeleine Royale. Muscat St. Laurent and Muscat Ottonel were created in the environment of these persons / enterprises.

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