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Esther

The red grape variety is an interspecific new variety between Eger 2 (Villard Blanc) x Magaracsi Esemege. Synonyms are Eszter and Royal Esther. It contains genes from Vitis berlandieri, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The hybrid was crossed in 1969 in Hungary by the breeder Sandor Szegedi. It is resistant to frost and fungal diseases. The vine is used as a wine grape and table grape. In Switzerland, it is cultivated in small quantities in the canton of Ticino. In 2016, a stand of 0.1 hectares was reported there (Kym Anderson statistics).

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