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Cabernet Cubin  (originally known as We 70-281-35)

Mother: Blauer Limberger
Father: Cabernet Sauvignon, clone Levadoux

Year of breeding: 1970
Country of origin: Germany
Breeder/License holder: Dr Bernard Hill, Staatliche Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Wein- und Obstbau, Traubenplatz 5, 74189 Weinsberg
Number of clones: 0

Year of entry into the German Federal Office's Varieties Register: 14 April, 2005
Area planted in Germany in December 2006: 68.5 hectares
Area planted in England: none

Wine Character - colour: intense
                      - bouquet: 
                      - palate: tannic Cabernet Sauvignon style, very high in sugar-free extract


Time of bud-burst: average

Strength of growth: strong, upright growing
Growth of side-shoots: low (to average)

Flowering time: middle to late
Flowering strength: middle to good, reliable

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Grape bunch: - size: medium-large     - density: loose
Berries:        - size: average              - shape: 
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Time of veraison: late
Time of harvest: very late

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

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Susceptibility to - Oidium:                               - Peronospora: 
                       - Botrytis:                              - Roter Brenner: 
                       - Phomopsis:                          - Stem-atrophy: 

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


Disadvantages: In England it would need an exceptional site or a polytunnel.