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Dalkauer

The white grape variety (also known as Beutelrebe) possibly originates from the Caucasus. It was allegedly introduced to Germany from the Caucasus in 1945 by the owner of the Görz winery in Bad Kreuznach(Rhineland-Palatinate). It spread under the name Beutelrebe on a small scale along the Nahe river. The variety was then selected by the breeder Georg Dalkowsky and was registered in 1982 under its present name. For a long time the parenthood was controversial, among others Riesling x Grüner Veltliner or mutation of Riesling were accepted. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2012, however, it is a cross between Madeleine Angevine x Riesling. The late maturing vine is resistant to winter frost. It produces an acidic, Riesling like wine. The variety is cultivated in Germany in the Nahe and Rheinhessen growing regions. In 2016, however, no stock was declared (Kym Anderson).

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