The red grape variety (also Klosterneuburg 1358-1-47) is an interspecific new breed between Zweigelt x Klosterneuburg 1189-9-77 ( Seyve-Villard 18-402 x Blaufränkisch ). They are genes from Vitis berlandieri. Vitis cinerea. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1970 by Dr. Gertraud Mayer on Klosterneuburg Wine Institute (Langenzersdorf) in Lower Austria. Another variety created here is the new variety Rathay, With the name was the former director of the institute Leonhard Roesler (1839-1910) honored. In Austria she was born in 2000 Quality wine-grape variety authorized. The medium maturing vine is resistant to both mildews ( PIWI variety ) and frost to minus 25 ° Celsius. It produces a deep dark, tannin and extract-rich red wine, which is good for you Barrique suitable. In 2009 she occupied in Austria 161 hectares of vines with increasing tendency.
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)