The white grape variety (also FR 493-87) is a new breed between Solaris x Yellow muscatel, They are genes from Vitis amurensis. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1987 by Norbert Becker (1937-2012) at the Weinbauinstitut Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg). The mid-early ripening vine is resistant to both mildews and frost, It produces acidic white wines with intense nutmeg, The variety has been around for years 2018 in Austria after long testing as Quality wine-grape variety Approved. No stocks were reported in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)