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Sämling 88

Synonym for the grape variety Scheurebe; see there.

The white grape variety is a new breeding between Riesling x Bukettrebe. Synonyms are Alzey S. 88, Dr. Wagnerrebe, Scheu 88, S-88, Scheu Riesling and as second main name (in Austria) Sämling 88. It was created in 1916 by the German breeder Justus Georg Scheu (1879-1949) at the Landesanstalt für Rebenzüchtung in Alzey (Rheinhessen). The Bukettrebe was identified as late as in 2012, when DNA analyses showed that the Silvaner variety, which was indicated as the father variety, was wrong. Even experts can be wrong,...

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