Prior - resistant variety


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))


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.


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


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.