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Valvin Muscat

The white grape variety is an interspecific new breed between Muscat du Moulin (Couderc 603 x Pedro Ximénez ) x Muscat Ottonel, They are genes from Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1962 by the breeders Bruce Reisch and Thomas Henick-Kling at the Grape Breeding Institute Cornell University in Geneva in the state new York, It has long been tested under the name New York 62-0122-01 variety protection was only granted in 2006. The medium maturing, down to minus 21 ° Celsius hardy Vine is moderately susceptible to both mildews and black rot but resistant to Botrytis, It produces flowery white wines with spicy aromas and subtle nutmeg, The variety is grown in the U.S. states Indiana (6 ha in 2010) and new York grown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Valvin Muscat - grape

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Picture: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) /

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