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 from Vitis aestivalis and Vitis rupestris contain. The base crossing of the hybrid was done by the breeder Eugène Contassot in France; the breeding material produced was later used by Albert Seibel (1844-1936) selected and the variety finished. The vine was a cross partner of the two new American varieties La Crosse and St. Pepin, But rosette is also a synonym for the Portuguese red wine variety Rufete,
The early ripening, productive vine is resistant to both mildews but prone to Verrieseln, It produces light colored, rather low acid red wines. In the 1960s she occupied in France around 3,700 hectares of vineyards, as a result of the EU ban on hybrids, which has existed for some time, most of the crops have been cleared. The variety came out in 1927 as one of the first French hybrids to the North American continent. She will be in Canada and in the US states new York (Finger Lake) and New Mexico cultured. However, no stocks were shown in 2010 (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)