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Grape Variety: Cabernet Dorsa

Variety Name Cabernet Dorsa
All Synonyms WE 71-817-92
Countries of Origin Germany
Species Vitis vinifera
Institution Referat Rebenzuchtund und Rebenveredlung
Year Released 1998 (Germany)
Pedigree Blaufraenkisch x Dornfelder (confirmed by markers); Dornfelder x Cabernet Sauvignon (given by breeder)
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine
Comments This selection is a new red-wine cultivar sent by Dr. Bernd H.E. Hill from the National Institute for Education and Research (Staatliche Lehr-und Versuchsanstalt fur Wein- und Obstbau)in Weinsberg, Germany. In Germany the fruit ripens medium to late season. The grape clusters are loose and yields are medium high. The vines are medium high with upright growth and low to medium sucker growth.

Cabernet Dorsa Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Cabernet Dorsa 01 (proprietary)
Registration Status Provisional Provisional Status is an important term used in the regulations of the California Department of Food & Agriculture's Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Grapevine selections with Provisional Status have successfully completed all required disease testing, but have not been confirmed as true to variety. Propagation material from Provisional selections qualifies for release subject to the understanding on the part of the customer that the identity has yet to be confirmed.
Source Dr. Bernd H.E. Hill, Staatliche Lehr-und Versuchsanstalt fur Wein-und Obstbau, National Institute for Education and Research, Weinsberg, Germany, in 2005
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner.
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments After importation from Germany, this clone underwent further selection in the United States and is distributed by Sunridge Nurseries.