Prior

Origin:

This is a red fungus resistant cross made by the Weinbauinstitut Freiburg.

Cross: (Joan Seyve 234-16 X Pinot noir) X (Merzling X (Zarya Severa X St. Laurent))

Synonyms:

FR 484-87 r

Requirements to the vineyard site:

Prior is a variety with similar requirements as Pinot noir. Ripening is shortly after Pinot noir.

Spread:

Some plantings in Germany, Belgium and sinc 2017 in France.

Special:

The pulp of the berries is very hard. Resistance against downey mildew and powdery mildew is very good.

Type of wine:

A instensive coloured red wine with a lightly fruity flavour. Rich of tannins.