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Orion

The white grape variety (also Geilweilerhof GA-58-30) is a new breed between Optima x Seyve-Villard 12-375 ( Villard Blanc ). The name derives from the hunter in Greek mythology, who was shot with arrows by the goddess Artemis and transferred to the sky as a constellation. They are genes of Vitis berlandieri. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1964 by Dr. med. Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) at the Institute of Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen-Pfalz, the variety protection was granted in 1994. The vine is resistant to frost and wrong mildew but prone to Botrytis, It brings greenish-yellow, fruity and extract-rich wines nutmeg, The variety took in 2010 in Germany four hectares of vineyards ( Rheinhessen ). There are also small stocks in England (9 ha), Denmark (2 ha) and in the Switzerland,

Orion - grape and leaf

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