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Osiris (grape variety)

The white grape variety (also Würzburg B 51-8-28) is a new breeding between Riesling x Müller-Thurgau according to DNA analyses carried out in 2012. The paternity of Rieslaner given in the breeding list turned out to be wrong. It was named after the Egyptian god and "lord of winemaking" Osiris. The cross was made in 1951 by Hans Breider (1908-2000) at the Bavarian State Institute for Viticulture and Horticulture in Würzburg. However, the variety did not establish itself in practice. No stocks were reported in 2016 (Kym Anderson).

Osiris (Rebsorte) - Weintraube und Blatt

Pictures: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)

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