The white grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Bacchus x Seyval Blanc, Synonyms are Recele and VB 86-3. They are genes from Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was carried out by the Swiss private breeder and winery owner Valentin Blattner in Soyhières in the canton of Jura ( Switzerland ). The vine is resistant to the real and the false mildew and is considered PIWI variety, It produces low-alcohol white wines with aromas of grapefruit, lime and Cassis (blackcurrant). The variety is grown exclusively in the breeder's vineyards on less than one hectare.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)