Flot rouge

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Flot rouge is a red hybrid grape that is a crossing of Munson (also known as Jaeger 70) and the Languedoc-Roussillon wine grape Aramon noir. The grape was created by French viticulturalist Albert Seibel and was crossed with the Seibel grape 405 to create Seibel 6150 which was one of the parent varieties for Colobel which is still grown in New York.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

Over the years, Flot rouge has been known under a variety of synonyms including: Roi des Hybrides and Seibel 1020.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Robinson, J. Harding and J. Vouillamoz Wine Grapes - A complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties, including their origins and flavours pgs 256-257 Allen Lane 2012 ISBN 978-1-846-14446-2
  2. ^ Vitis International Variety Catalogue (VIVC) Flot rouge Accessed: January 6th, 2014