Gutenborner

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Gutenborner
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skin Blanc
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called Geisenheim 17-52
Origin Geisenheim, Germany

Gutenborner is a white German wine grape that is also used in English wine production.[1] The grape was created in 1928 by Heinrich Birk at Forschungsanstalt Geisenheim by crossing of Müller-Thurgau and Bicane (also known as Chasselas Napoleon).[2]

The only synonym of Gutenborner is its breeding code, Geisenheim 17-52.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 112 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0
  2. ^ a b Gutenborner, Vitis International Variety Catalogue, accessed 2010-11-24