The red grape variety (also Geilweilerhof. 86-2-60) is a new breed between regent x Lemberger ( Blaufränkisch ). The crossing took place in 1986 at the Institute for Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof (Siebeldingen / Pfalz) by 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 and is therefore considered a so-called PIWI -Variety. It yields dark colored, body and tanninreiche red wines reminiscent of Blaufränkisch . In Germany the variety is grown in small quantities in the growing areas palatinate and Rheinhessen grown. There is also a small inventory in Denmark, 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)