The white grape is an interspecific new breed Seibel 6468 (Seibel 4614 x Seibel 3011) x Seibel 6905 ( Subereux ). Synonyms are 12-375 Seyve-Villard, 12-375 SV, Eger 2, Seyve-Villard 12-375 and SV 12-375. They are genes of Vitis berlandieri. Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera contain. The hybrid counts next to the variety Seyval blanc to the most successful breeds of the Rebsuchtbetriebes Seyve Villard in Saint-Vallier (Drôme).
Due to its good properties, especially its resistance to fungal diseases, it was (often under the name Eger 2 ) a popular crossing partner in many new varieties, These were, among other things, the varieties Aletta. Angela. Arkadia. Aron. Augusta (3) Aurelia. Bianca. Boris. Buketta. Csillám. Dattier de St. Vallier. Daytona. Dekabrskii. Dunavska Gamza. Dunavski Lazur. Espirit. Esther. Fanny. Hecker. Jutrzenka. Krisztaly. Lakhegyi Mézes. Landot Noir. Lanka. Lidi. Lilla. Malverina. Misket Kailachki. Nero. Orion. Palatine. Phoenix. Radisson. Rinot. Riton. Rosetta. Sauvin. Sirius. Staufer. Storgozia. Terez. Viktoria Gyöngye and Zala Gyöngye,
The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is resistant to the wrong mildew and Botrytis, but prone to powdery mildew. It produces simple white wines with a citrus aroma and a slightly bitter finish. In 1968, the acreage was in France still over 21,000 hectares. Due to an interim hybrid ban were rigorous clearings but since 2008 she is allowed again. In France, it is grown on 274 hectares, mainly for distillation serve. There are more stocks Madagascar and in Hungary (192 ha), as well as overseas in Australia. Brazil. Japan. South Africa (188 ha) and in the US states Illinois. new York. New Jersey and Pennsylvania, In 2010, a total of 654 hectares were reported.
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)