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The Scheurebe vine is a cross between two grape varieties, Riesling and Bukettrebe (itself a cross between Silvaner and Trollinger, and was first bred in 1916 by a Dr. Georg Scheu in Alzey (Germany). As it was the 88th grape in this particular plant breeding programme it was first named ‘S88’, a name still used…
The wine year 2016 was dominated by a lot of extreme weather conditions. The winter was very mild with no frost damage, whilst temperatures in March and April were around average, so that the bud break happened on April 17th (almost identical to the long term average). Damage by late frosts… Shortly after bud break,…
After a hot and dry summer, the harvest was earlier than ever before. This followed a very mild winter where the vines came out with no frost damage. Temperatures in March and April were a little above average so that the bud break happened on April 17th (6 days earlier than in a regular year).…