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Accent  (originally known as Gm 8230-2)

Mother: Kolor (Pinot noir x Teinturier)
Father: Chancellor (Seibel 7053)

A red Piwi/disease-resistant variety.

Year of breeding: 1982
Country of origin: Germany
Breeder/License holder: Forschungsanstalt Geisenheim / Rheingau,
                                 Fachgebiet Rebenzüchtung und Rebenveredlung
Number of clones:

Year of entry into the German Federal Office's Varieties Register: 2003
Area planted in Germany:        hectares
Area planted in England: none

Wine Character - colour: intense dark red
                      - bouquet: hints of vanilla
                      - palate: strong tannin structure, good for long ageing in barrique (like 
                                    Cabernet Sauvignon)

Gm 1     

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Strength of growth: medium-strong
Growth of side-shoots: strong

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        - surface undulation:                - petiolar sinus: 

Grape bunch: - size:                         - density: very loose
Berries:        - size:                         - shape: 
                   - skin colour: dark red; also the flesh and juice has red colour - Teinturier

Time of veraison: 
Time of harvest: middle to late, has a relatively long ripening phase, bunches can be left a very long time on the vine

Grape yield: medium
Must-weight: high
Must-acidity: high

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Chlorosis resistance: 
Susceptibility to - Oidium: low                      - Peronospora: low
                       - Botrytis: low                     - Roter Brenner: 
                       - Phomopsis:                       - Stem-atrophy: not susceptible

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