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Räifrench

Synonym for the grape variety Elbling; see there.

The white grape variety originates from Germany. About 125 synonyms testify to the great age and the once wide distribution. The most important are Aelbinen, Albich, Albig, Alben, Albich, Alva, Burgegger, Elbinger, Frankenthaler, Grobriesling, Großriesling, Grüner Heunisch, Kleinberger, Kleinburger, Rheinalben, Schuldenzahler, Silberweiß, Weißer Elbling, Weißer Silvaner, Weißstock (Germany); Burger, Burgauer, Elbling Blanc, Rheinelbe (Alsace); Allemand, Allemand Blanc, Allemand Falcun, Alsacien, Facon Blanc, Facum d'Allemagne, Gonais Blanc, Gros Blanc, Lausanois, Mouillet, Plant Madame, Raisin Blanc des Allemands, Tarant de Bohème, Verdin Blanc (France); Räifrench (Luxembourg); Burger Elbling, Elsässer, Haussard, Ysèle (Switzerland).

Weißer Elbling - Weintraube und Blatt

It should not be confused with the Gouais Bl anc (Kleinberger), Gros Blanc, Pedro Ximénez, or Silvaner varieties, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities. In California, the Monbadon (Burger) variety used to be mistakenly called Elbling. However, there are still other varieties with the name part Elbling. According to Dr. Erika Maul (Julius Kühn Institute), the following five Elbling varieties are genetically differentiated. Confusingly, they partly have identical...

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