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Origin: The PIWI variety Fidelio was bred in 1981 by Prof. Dr. H. Becker at the Institute for Grapevine Breeding in Geisenheim. 

Interbreeding: Ehrenbreitsteiner X Fr 52-64

Characteristics: The grape variety has an early to medium bud burst and flowering time and convinces with a strong, upright growth. The winter frost resistance is good. Fidelio has a medium to late ripening time. Yield, must weight and acidity are high. Two treatments against mildew are necessary, depending on the weather. 


Downy mildew: niedrig mittel high sehr hoch

Powdery mildew: niedrig mittel high sehr hoch

Botrytis: niedrig mittel hoch very high

Grape: This fungus-resistant grape variety has a loose cluster structure, which makes it less susceptible to botrytis. The grape is large, shouldered with large, round, green to slightly yellowish berries.

Wine: The wines from Fidelio are delicately fruity and fragrant with Riesling-like acidity. The bouquet is reminiscent of rose with hints of quince and citrus.

Cultivation: The variety has medium site requirements.

Fidelio Traube
Fidelio Blatt

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TypeCloneRootstockTrunk lengthRemarks Add to wish list
Fidelio1 Gmℹ︎
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 Riesling


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