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Oraniensteiner

The white grape variety (also Geisenheim 11-34, Hochkroner) is a new breed between Riesling x Sylvaner what was released through 2012 DNA analysis has been confirmed. The name was given after Oranienstein Castle near Diez an der Lahn in Rheinland-Pfalz, By the way, the three varieties are with the same parents Multaner. Osteiner and Rieslaner emerged. The crossing took place in 1985 at the research institute Geisenheim in the Rheingau. The vine produces strong white wines with a lemon aroma. But she has in Germany not enforced; no inventory was recorded in 2010. There are small amounts in Hungary (1 ha), Canada (2 ha) and in the United States (Arkansas). In 2010, only three hectares were designated (Kym Anderson ).

Orange stone - grape and leaf

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