Souvignier gris (originally known as Fr. 392-83)
Mother: Cabernet Sauvignon (Sauvignon blanc x Cabernet Franc)
A white Piwi/disease-resistant variety.
In spite of the influence of Vitis amurensis in Gm 6494, Souvignier gris is not classed as a hybrid variety.
Year of breeding: 1983
Year of entry into the German Federal Office's Varieties Register: 2008
Wine Character - colour:
Time of bud-burst: average, about the same time as Pinot Gris or Pinot Blanc
Strength of growth: medium-strong, upright
Flowering time: average, a few days before Pinot Gris
Leaf: - size:
Grape bunch: - size: medium-large - density: medium,
Time of veraison: average-late, about the same time as Pinot Gris or Pinot Blanc
Grape yield: a little below average
Normal stem height:
Winter Pruning: eyes/buds per sq. metre of land occupied by the plant.