The red grape variety (also VB 91-26-19) is an interspecific new variety; the cross was made in 1991 by the breeder and winery 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 specified. The breeder himself, however, announced that the crossing was complex Cabernet Sauvignon x ( Sylvaner x ( Riesling x Vitis vinifera) x (JS 12417 x Chancellor )) underlying; as with his two new varieties Cabernet Blanc and Cabertin, Accordingly, genes would be of Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The medium maturing vine is resistant to both mildews. Botrytis and frost, It produces a ruby 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 shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)