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Baron  (originally known as Fr.... )

Mother: Cabernet Sauvignon 
Father: Merzling X (Zarya Severa X St. Laurent)

A red Piwi/disease-resistant variety.

Year of breeding: 
Country of origin: Germany
Breeder/License holder: Staatliches Weinbauinstitut Freiburg
Number of clones: 0

Year of entry into the German Federal Office's Varieties Register: 
Area planted in Germany in :        hectares
Area planted in England: 

Wine Character - colour: intense
                      - bouquet: 
                      - palate: fruity, Pinot Noir character with more extract and phenolics


Time of bud-burst: average

Strength of growth: medium
Growth of side-shoots: below average

Flowering time: average
Flowering strength: average

Leaf: - size:                 - shape: 
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        - surface undulation:                  - petiolar sinus: 

Grape bunch: - size: medium               - density: 
Berries:        - size: medium               - shape: 
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Time of veraison: a little later than average
Time of harvest: a little later than average, a few days before Pinot Noir

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Chlorosis resistance: 
resistance against to - Oidium: average to good    - Peronospora: good
                       - Botrytis:                                  - Roter Brenner: 
                       - Phomopsis                               - Stem-atrophy: average

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Winter Pruning:      eyes/buds per sq. metre of land occupied by the plant.