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Nouvelle

The white grape variety is a new breed between Cape Riesling ( Crouchen ) x Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ). The interim assumption with Sémillon as mother strain has occurred in 2007 DNA analysis proved wrong. The crossing took place in 1964 by Professor Christiaan Johannes Orffer (1926-2008) at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. The early-ripening, high-yielding vine is resistant to bunch rot and most fungal diseases, except genuine mildew, It produces white wines with aromas of grass and green pepper, which are mainly used for blending. She finished in 2010 in South Africa 422 hectares of vineyards.

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