Dornfelder

Origin:

This is a red cross made by the LVWO Weinsberg

Cross: Helfensteiner x Heroldrebe

Synonyms:

WE S 341

Requirements to the vineyard site:

These are quite low. So it can be planted nearly everywhere.

Spread:

In the meanwhile there are alredy more than 9.000 ha planted in Germany. There are also plantings in Belgium, Netherlands, Great Britain, Poland.

Specials:

The new-crossed variety with the biggest surface planted in Germany. Very good productivity and good colour.

Type of wine:

Fresh and fruity wines with dark colour. Not Cabernet type, more like Gamay-Merlot.