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The white grape variety (also Geisenheim 7116-26) is a new breeding between Geisenheim 323-58 (Seibel 7053 = Chancellor x Riesling) x Ehrenfelser. It contains genes from Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The hybrid was crossed in 1971 at the Research Institute Geisenheim (Rheingau) by Dr. Helmut Becker (1927-1990). Plant variety protection was granted in 1997. The medium to late ripening, frost-hardy vine is resistant to both types of powdery mildew and partly also botrytis. It is therefore considered a PIWI variety. However, it is susceptible to red bl ight. It produces fragrant, fruity white wines similar to Riesling. In 2016, two hectares of vineyard were designated in Germany (Kym Anderson).

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