The red variety (also Geilweilerhof., 86-2-60) is a new breed between regent x Lemberger ( Blaufränkisch ). The crossing took place in 1986 at the Institute of Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof (Siebeldingen / Pfalz) by the breeders Rudolf Eibach and Reinhard Töpfer; the selection in 1991. The variety protection was granted in 2004. The vine is moderately resistant to both mildews, It produces dark, bodily and tanninreiche to Blaufränkisch reminiscent red wines. In Germany The variety is in small quantities in the growing areas palatinate and Rheinhessen grown. There is also a small stock in Denmark, 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)