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Voltis

The white grape variety (also Colmar 2011 G) is a complex interspecific new breeding between Villaris x VRH 3159-2-12 (an intergeneric cross between Vitis vinifera x Muscadinia). It contains genes from Vitis berlandieri, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera, as well as Muscadinia. The hybrid was created in collaboration between INRA (Montpellier, France) and the Julius Kühn Institute (Siebeldingen, Palatinate, Germany) as part of a project launched in 2000 for the development of PIWI varieties. The same parents were also used to create the new Floreal variety. The vine is characterised by total resistance to powdery mildew and high resistance to downy mildew. In 2016, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson).

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