The white grape variety (also Geisenheim 7116-26) is a new breed between Geisenheim 323-58 (Seibel 7053 = Chancellor x Riesling ) x Ehrenfelser, They are genes from Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid took place in 1971 at the research institute Geisenheim (Rheingau) by Professor Dr. Helmut Becker (1927-1990). The variety protection was granted in 1997. The medium to late ripening hardy Vine is resistant to both mildews and only slightly susceptible to Botrytis, It is therefore considered PIWI -Variety. However, it is susceptible to Red burner, It renders filmy. fruity White wines that resemble Riesling. In Germany the variety occupied three hectares of vineyards in 2009.
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)