The red grape variety (also FR 498-90 R) is an interspecific new breed between Solaris x Muscat Bleu, The crossing of the hybrid took place in 1991 at the State Wine Institute Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg) by Norbert Becker (1937-2012). The early ripening vine is resistant to frost and both mildews, It is considered table grape used. With decorative leaves it is also available as Zierrebe very suitable on house walls. The new breeds are with the same parents Galante and Garantos emerged.
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)