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The white grape variety (also Geisenheim 10-54) is a new breed between Riesling x Silvaner, which was confirmed by DNA analyses carried out in 2012. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see molecular genetics). By the way, the varieties Oraniensteiner, Osteiner and Rieslaner were created with the same parents. The crossing was made in 1929 by Heinrich Birk (1898-1973) at the Geisenheim Research Institute. This was one of the many attempts to reconstruct the breeding of the Müller-Thurgau, when the Silvaner was wrongly assumed to be the father variety. In 2016 no stock was shown (Kym Anderson).

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