Which fungus-resistant grape varieties are there and what does PIWI Wine taste like?

It is still an insider tip in the wine world - but more and more wine enthusiasts are discovering the "new wines"and getting enthusiastic about them.

There are now a large number of new varieties that produce very different wines with their own character. The journey of discovery is exciting and full of new taste experiences.

We have compiled a small overview with description and food recommendation of the "new varieties" for you. Have fun on your journey of discovery!

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Muscat Bleu
Colour:red
Crossing:Garnier 15/6 x Seve-Villard 20-347
Synonyms:Garnier 83/2, Aromato
Origin:Charles Garnier
Where to buy:various vineyards

Sensory description
pleasantly spicy nutmeg taste

Variety characteristics
Robust table grape resistant to fungi

history
Popular table grape in Europe, widely used as an ornamental vine for the home and garden


Villaris
Colour:White
Crossing:Sirius x Vidal blanc
Origin:Julius Kühn Institute, Institute for Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof, Siebeldingen, Germany

Sensory description
The smell and taste of the wines are often reminiscent of white Burgundy wines with a mildly appealing acidity; early maturity provides independent wines.

Variety characteristics
Burgundy type with mildly appealing acidity

history
1984: crossing 1990ff: selection and testing in the breeding stages 2000: registration for variety protection 2004: granting of variety protection 2005: registration for variety list 2011: entry in variety list


Felicia
Colour:White
Crossing:Sirius x Vidal blanc
Origin:Julius Kühn Institute, Institute for Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof, Siebeldingen, Germany

Sensory description
Bouquet characterized by floral aromas, which in some years are combined with a subtle, pleasant muscat tone; Wine with harmonious acidity; often matures to late and selection quality.

Variety characteristics
Large loose grapes with medium-sized berries. Also recommended as a table grape because of the good taste properties of the golden yellow berries.

history
1984: Crossing 1988ff: selection and testing in the breeding stages 2000: registration for variety protection 2004: granting of variety protection 2015: registration for the variety list


Sauvignac
Colour:White
Crossing:Sauvignon blanc x Riesling x resistance partners
Origin:V. Blattner, Soyhières, Switzerland

Sensory description
This variety leaves scope for the sensory expression in wine. Depending on the degree of maturity, the style of expansion and the use of yeast, the variety leans against Riesling aromas of apricot and ripe apple or shows the bouquet of limes and subtle black currant of the Scheurebe. It is characterized by a stable acidity that remains alive both when the grapes ripen on the vine and when the bottles are ripe. (Freytag)

Variety characteristics
The variety is designed for cultivation on a wide range of soil and length. Their medium growth is comparable to Riesling, as is their good maturity in wood and frost resistance. The ripening period begins about 10 days before the Riesling. Due to the acid stability and the thick berry skin, the harvest window can be extended until the end of October. The variety also shows very good resistance to Peronospera and Oidium among the extreme weather conditions in Switzerland. Against botrytis, the variety is very solid due to the loosened stem structure and the thick berry skin. Our experience of the past few years shows a uniform infection of the berry skin by botrytis with noble rot potential from about 100 ° Oe, without the berries bursting open. (Freytag)

history
As a pioneer of the so-called "Cal." Series by Valentin Blattner, the variety was created from a cross between Sauvignon blanc x Riesling x resistance partners. It represents the new generation of piwis. On the one hand, the robustness against fungal diseases could be sustainably improved by multiple crosses with different resistance genetics. On the other hand, the "Vinifera" parent shares give the variety a complex variety of aromas, which is located between Riesling and Scheurebe depending on the location, maturity and style of expansion. (Freytag)


Reberger
Colour:red
Crossing:Regent x Lemberger
Origin:Julius Kühn Institute, Institute for Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof, Siebeldingen, Germany

Sensory description
Strong red wine with well integrated tannins and fine fruit aromas. Wines are often reminiscent of Lviv, but are usually more color intensive.

Variety characteristics
The grape variety produces strong and sustainable wines, the grapes are loose-grained and the development of avarice is low.

history
1986: crossing 1991ff: selection and testing in the breeding stages 2000: registration for variety protection 2004: granting of variety protection registration for the variety list 2011: entry in the variety list


baron
Colour:red
Crossing:Cabernet Sauvignon X (Merzling X (Zarya Severa X St. Laurent))
Synonyms:FR 455-83 r / 1983
Origin:State Wine Institute Freiburg, Germany

Sensory description
fruity, intense color, rich in extract and phenol

Variety characteristics
-Expulsion: with leaves of Pinot Noir - flowering time: with leaves of Pinot Noir - grape development / closing: with leaves of Pinot Noir - coloring: shortly before leaves of Pinot Noir - harvest maturity: a few days before leaves of Spätbg. -Pero. Firmness: very good -Oidium firmness: good -Ristling: medium -Stile paralysis: small -Trope size: medium -Berry size / density: medium / low -Yield level: 45 - 55 kg / a -Most weight: like sheet. Spätburgunder rot content: very low


Cabernet Blanc
Colour:White
Crossing:Cabernet Sauvignon and several mildew-resistant crossing partners
Synonyms:VB 91-26-1,
Origin:V. Blattner, Soyhières, Switzerland
Where to buy:Freytag vineyard

Sensory description
In its fragrance, it is reminiscent of its Cabernet Sauvignon hybrid. Spicy berries of paprika, black currant and gooseberry aromas, but also aromas of citrus, apricots and apples. With the right maturity and optimal terrain, it develops a good minerality and acid structure. Cabernet Blanc is a fungus-resistant grape variety.

Variety characteristics
The berries are small and round, especially the seedless fruits have a very high sugar content and good extract values. Before they are fully ripe, the berries are dark green and appear immature for a long time. When ripening begins in early October, the fruits turn yellow.

history
The "Cabernet blanc" grape variety was grown in 1991 by the Swiss vine grower Valentin Blattner in the Palatinate and selected by Volker Freytag. After a few years of trial evaluation, she was registered by Voker Freytag in 2004 for plant variety protection and in 2010 for classification.


regent
Colour:red
Crossing:Diana (Silvaner x Müller-Thurgau) x Chambourcin
Origin:Julius Kühn Institute, Institute for Vine Breeding Geilweilerhof, Siebeldingen, Germany

Sensory description
The Regent is often characterized by clear cherry and plum notes, as well as aromas of red berries, some with southern characteristics. Existing phenolic components often appear mature and integrated in young wines. When cultivation is reduced, wines with a high density, their own phenolic-woody aromas and mineral structures are created. Sometimes it is reminiscent of ripe Merlots or dense Dornfelder.

Variety characteristics
Well suited for barrel expansion when reducing yields. It is a popular red wine variety for organic businesses. Reductive expansion is recommended. The harvest should not be done too late due to the detachment of the berries (see above) and a clear drop in acidity. The wines are full-bodied with a good balance of tannins and aromas and are often reminiscent of red wines from southern origins.

history
Breeding started in 1967. Prof. Dr.Dr.hcG Alleweldt crossed Diana x Ch ambourcin at the Federal Center for Breeding Research Geilweilerhof. The crossing partner Diana is a cross from Sylvaner x Müller-Thurgau. Champorcin is a complex French hybrid. The first crossings had to be selected for years and the best single poles had to be propagated. The first plantings in the vineyards started in 1985. Variety protection was granted in 1993, two years later it was entered in the list of varieties, in 1997 approval for quality wine production.