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Skærsøgaard Vin
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Weißwein 2008 süß Sweet Gold, Jutland, Denmark

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.375 L
Alcohol content: 8%
Sweetness: süß (sweet)
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #SV-L08/24

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Last reviewed: 13 May, 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 is a complex new breeding between Merzling x GM 6493(Zarya Severa x Muskat-Ottonel). Synonyms or the breeding numbers are Freiburg 240-75 and FR 240-75. 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 Viticultural Institute Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg). Plant variety protection was granted...

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The white grape variety is a new variety between Saperavi Severny x(Foster's White Seedling x splendid grape). Snonyms are Ambros White, Geisenheim 6495-3 and Sibera Blanca. There are genes of Vitis amurensis and Vitis vinifera included. The hybrid was crossed in 1964 by Vilém Kraus (1924-2103) in Lednice in the former Czechoslovakia. The rearing and selection of the seedlings was then carried out at the Geisenheim Research Institute (Rheingau) under Dr. Helmut Becker (1927-1990). From...

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