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Osiris (grape variety)

The white grape variety (also Würzburg B 51-8-28) is a new breed between Riesling x Müller-Thurgau according to carried out in 2012 DNA analysis, The paternity of the Rieslaner turned out to be wrong. She became after the Egyptian god and "master of winemaking" Osiris named. The cross was made in 1951 by the breeder Hans Breider (1908-2000) at the Bavarian State Institute for Viticulture and Horticulture in Würzburg, The variety has not become established in practice. No stocks were shown in Germany in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Osiris - Wewin grape and leaf

Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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