The white grape variety is a new cross between Riesling x Muscat St. Laur ent. The cross was made by the French breeder Christian Oberlin (1831-1915) in Colmar (Alsace, France). Incidentally, the same parents also gave rise to the varieties Bouquetriesling, Diamantmuskat, Edelmuskat, Feinmuskat, Feinriesling, Firnriesling, Muscat de la Republique, Muscat Dore de Semis, Muskatblume, Muskatbouquet, Muskatduft and Muskatriesling. No stock was recorded in 2016 (Kym Anderson statistics).
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