The white grape variety is a complex new breed between Vandal 63 (Prince of Wales x Riparia) x Vandal 163 ( Aurore x Chancellor ). Synonyms are Cliche, Cliche 84-14, Cliche Blanc, Vandal 84-14, Vandal Blanc and Vandal Cliche. They are genes from Vitis aestivalis. Vitis cinerea. Vitis labrusca. Vitis lincecumii. Vitis riparia. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1946 by the breeder Joseph O. Vandal (1907-1994) at Laval University in Quebec in Canada, The early to medium ripening vine is extremely resistant to frost down to minus 35 ° Celsius, but prone to wrong people mildew and anthracnose, It produces light-colored white wines with citrus flavors and one Foxton, The variety is grown in the Quebec area in Canada. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source : Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images : Ursula Brühl, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants,
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