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Skærsøgaard Vin
Winery Wines

Sparkling wine 2008 Brut DON´s Pink, Jutland, Denmark

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 11%
Price: Up to 100.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #SV-L28a

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 11 August, 2009
Denmark is not important in viticulture, but people there have always liked to consume wine. One of the most prominent wine lovers was King Christian IV. (1577-1648). For his numerous festivities he had Riesling imported by the barrel from the German Middle Rhine wine region. Since August 2000 Denmark has been recognised as a wine-growing region by the European Union. This means that Danish wine can be sold for commercial purposes. The maximum area under vines approved by the EU is 99 hectares. The following are permitted, among others the white wine varieties Auxerrois, Bacchus, Chardonnay,...

The white grape variety (also Geilweilerhof GA-58-30) is a new variety between Optima x Seyve-Villard 12-375(Villard Blanc). The name is derived from the hunter in Greek mythology, who was shot with arrows by the goddess Artemis and moved to the sky as a constellation. It contains genes from Vitis berlandieri, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The hybrid was crossed in 1964 by Dr. Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) at the Institute for Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof, plant variety protection was granted in 1994. The...

The white grape variety (also FR 240-75) is a complex new breeding between Merzling x GM 6493(Zarya Severa x Muscat Ottonel). It contains genes from Vitis amurensis, Vitis lincecumii, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The hybrid was crossed in 1975 by Norbert Becker (1937-2012) at the State Viticulture Institute in Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg). The plant variety protection was granted in 2001. The Solaris variety or its initial plant population was the...

Synonym (also Sylvaner Green, Sylvanerertraube, Sylvaner Verde, Sylvaner Vert) for the grape variety Silvaner; see there.

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