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The red grape variety is a complex interspecific new breeding between Seibel 7042 x Seibel 5409 (Gloire de Seibel). Synonyms are Ivan, Kaskade and Seibel 13053. It contains genes from Vitis aestivalis, Vitis berlandieri, Vitis cinerea, Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii, Vitis riparia, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The hybrid was crossed in France at the beginning of the 20th century by Albert Seibel (1844-1936). It was a crossing partner in the new variety L'Acadie Blanc. The early-maturing, frost-hardy vine is resistant to both powdery mildew and botrytis, but susceptible to viruses. It yields light red, fragrant wines with a pronounced foxtone, which are mainly used for blends. The variety is grown on 22 hectares of vineyards in Japan (Hokkaido). Small stocks are also said to exist in Canada and in the northeast of the USA (especially Oregon). However, no stocks were reported here in 2016 (Kym Anderson statistics).

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