The red grape variety (also VB 91-26-19) is an interspecific new breed; The crossing took place in 1991 by the breeder and owner Valentin Blattner in Soyhières in the Swiss canton of Jura, the selection then in the nursery Freytag in Neustadt / Lachen-Speyerdorf in the Palatinate (Germany). For a long time there was a cross between Pinot Noir x unknown resistance partners indicated. The breeder himself admitted, however, that a complex intersection Cabernet Sauvignon x ( Sylvaner x ( Riesling x Vitis vinifera) x (JS 12417 x Chancellor )) underlying; as well as his two new breeds Cabernet Blanc and Cabertin, Accordingly, genes of Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The medium maturing vine is resistant to both mildews. Botrytis and frost, She makes a ruby-colored red wine with aromas of black cherries. The variety is in small quantities in the Switzerland and in Germany grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)