The red grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Vitis Rupestris Scheele x Jaeger 70 ( Munson ). Synonyms are Francuska Loza, Francuz, Francuz Seibel and Seibel 1000. They are genes of Vitis aestivalis and Vitis rupestris contain. The basic crossing of the hybrid made by the breeder Eugène Contassot in France; The breeding material produced was then later by Albert Seibel (1844-1936) selected and the variety completed. The vine was crossing partner of the two American new breeds La Crosse and St. Pepin, Rosette is also synonymous with the Portuguese red wine variety Rufete,
The early-ripening, high-yielding vine is resilient to both mildews but prone to Verrieseln, It produces light-colored, rather low-acid red wines. In the 1960s, she finished in France still about 3,700 hectares of vineyards, due to the existing some time EU hybrid ban, the stock was largely cleared. The variety arrived in 1927 as one of the first French hybrids on the North American continent. She will be in Canada and in the US states new York (Finger Lake) and New Mexico cultured. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Staticsik Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)