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Phoenix

The white grape variety (also Geilweilerhof GA-49-22) is a new breed between Bacchus x Seyve-Villard 12-375 ( Villard Blanc ). The two new breeds are with the same parents Sirius and Staufer emerged. The name comes from the well-known bird from mythology, which burned itself to re-emerge from the ashes and rejuvenated. They are genes from Vitis berlandieri. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done by the breeder Dr. Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) on Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen-Pfalz. The variety protection was granted in 1992. The mid-early ripening, hardy Variety is resistant to both mildews and is therefore considered a so-called PIWI Variety, but is susceptible to Botrytis, It produces yellow-green white wines with moderate acidity, subtle nutmeg and aromas of elderberry. The variety is also called table grape used. In 2009 she occupied in Germany (Mostly in Nahe and Rheinhessen) 48 hectares of vineyards. There are further stocks in England. Denmark. Sweden. Switzerland and Austria,

Phoenix - grape and leaf

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