Cabernet Cantor

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Origin: Cabernet Cantor is a fungus-resistant red wine variety bred in 1989 and was crossed at the Staatlichen Weinbauinstitut Freiburg.

Interbreeding: Seibel 7053 X Solaris

Characteristics: The bud burst occurs a few days before Pinot Noir. The time of ripening is about 1 week before Pinot Noir. The variety has a low tendency to rot and grape stem rot. The growth is horizontal and strong with few side shoots.


Downy mildew: niedrigmittelhochvery high

Powdery mildew: niedrigmittelhighsehr hoch

Botrytis: niedrigmittelhighsehr hoch

Grape: The grapes are large with large berries. It is noticeable that the grape is very loose-grained, which makes the PIWI variety much less susceptible to botrytis.

Wine: Wines made from Cabernet Cantor are subtly aromatic, mild and rich in color. They have a typical Cabernet or Merlot character.

Download: Variety information from the breeder

Cabernet Cantor Traube
Cabernet Cantor Blatt
Cabernet Cantor Triebspitze

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Cabernet Cantor

TypeCloneRootstockTrunk lengthRemarks Add to wish list
Cabernet CantorFR 720ℹ︎
5 BB
125 AA
Richter 110
1103 Paulsen
Normal trunk (ca. 30 cm)
High trunk (ca. 80 cm)
Half trunk (ca. 60 cm)
similarity to Merlot & Cabernet


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