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Appellations Growing Siegerrebe Grapes

Appellations producing the most Siegerrebe wines:

Siegerrebe Grape Details

Vine variety: Siegerrebe Mother: Madeleine d'Angevine Father: Gew├╝rztraminer Year of breeding: Country of origin: Germany Year of entry into the German Federal Office's Varieties Register: Breeder/License holder: Number of clones: Area planted in Germany in 1986: 2591 hectares Wine Character - colour: - bouquet: intense muscat aroma is obtrusive so best blended. - palate: Time of bud-burst: middle-late Strength of growth: medium-strong Growth of side-shoots: Flowering time: late Flowering strength: low Leaf: - size: medium-small - shape: - colour: - surface undulation: - petiolar sinus: Grape bunch: - size: - density: loose Berries: - size: medium-large - shape: round - skin colour: red-pink-brown Time of veraison: Time of harvest: very early Its strong muscat aroma makes it very attractive to wasps, which eat a lot of the grapes. Grape yield: low Must-weight: high Must-acidity: very low Wood ripening: Winter hardiness: Wood colour: yellow-brown, short internodes. Chlorosis resistance: medium Susceptibility to - Oidium: - Peronospora: - Botrytis: medium - Roter Brenner: - Phomopsis: - Stem-atrophy: Preferred soil: Suitable rootstocks: SO4 and Binova, or 5C in fresh soils. 125AA and 5BB are not suitable. Normal stem height: 0.6 to 0.7m Normal row spacing: 1.8 to 2.0m Vine spacing in the row: 1.0 to 1.3m Winter Pruning: eyes/buds per sq. metre of land occupied by the plant. Advantages: Very early ripening, high must-weight, strong pleasant bouquet. A special wine. Disadvantages: Low flowering strength leads to coulure or millerandage in poor weather at flowering time. Low yield, low acidity. Eaten by wasps, bees and birds. Susceptible to chlorosis.

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