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The red variety comes from Germany, It was discovered in 1928 by Hermann Schneider in a vineyard in Heilbronn (Baden-Württemberg) and at the State Teaching and Research Institute in vineyard (Württemberg) selected. It is not a separate grape variety, but one Klonmutanten of Pinot Meunier, She has lost the wool hair on the leaves - you could also as "reverse mutation" to Pinot Noir (Origin of Pinot Meunier). The unsustainable vine yields reddish-red wines with soft (velvety) tannins, as well as a variety of aromas of blackberries, cherries, plums and raspberries. In Germany she is called clone of the Pinot Noir, therefore the full name is "Blauer Spätburgunder Klon Samtrot". It is grown exclusively in the growing area Wuerttemberg cultivated around Heilbronn. In 2009, the vineyard covered 381 hectares, which are not extra designated, but are included in the Pinot Noir quantities. The game belongs to the group of Pinot varieties; look there.

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