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Valvin Muscat

The white grape is an interspecific new breed between Muscat du Moulin (Couderc 603 x Pedro Ximénez x Muscat Ottonel, They are genes of Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1962 by the breeders Bruce Reisch and Thomas Henick-Kling at the vine breeding institute of the Cornell University in Geneva in the state new York, Under the name New York 62-0122-01 she was long tested, the variety protection was granted only in 2006. The medium-maturing, to minus 21 ° Celsius hardy Vine is moderately prone to both mildews and black rot, but resistant to Botrytis, It produces flowery white wines with spicy aromas and subtle nutmeg, The variety is in the US 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
Image: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) /

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