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Cabernet Cantor  (originally known as Fr. 523-89 r)

Mother: Seibel 70-53
Father: Merzling x (Zarya severa x Muskat Ottonel)

A red Piwi/disease-resistant variety.

Year of breeding: 1989
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: herby, Merlot style, rich in extract and phenolics


Time of bud-burst: just after average, some days after Pinot noir

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

Flowering time: just after average, soon after Pinot noir
Flowering strength: very high

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

Grape bunch: - size: large                 - density: loose
Berries:        - size: large                 - shape: 
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Time of veraison: just before average, a week before Pinot noir
Time of harvest: average, about a week before Pinot noir

Grape yield: 
Must-weight: 4 to 8 °Oeschle above Pinot noir

Wood ripening: 
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Chlorosis resistance: 
Resistance against - Oidium: very good    - Peronospora: very good
                           - Botrytis: high           - Roter Brenner: 
                           - Phomopsis               - Stem-atrophy: very high

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