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Triomphe d'Alsace

The red grape variety is an interspecific new breed between MG 101-14 SP (Riparia x Rupestris) x Knipperlé, Synonyms are Kuhlmann 296-1, triumph of Alsace and Triumph d'Alsace. They are genes of Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place at the beginning of the 20th century at the Oberlin Institute in Colmar-Alsace by the French breeder Eugène Kuhlmann (1858-1932). By the way, with the same parents is also the new breed Neron emerged. The very early ripening variety is resistant to both mildews and Botrytis, It produces dark-colored Pinot Noir-like red wines, but a subtle Foxton respectively. Above all, she will be a bunch of grapes, but also as table grape used. The variety is in small quantities in England (15 ha in 2010), Denmark and the Netherlands grown.

Triomphe d'Alsace - grape and leaf

Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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