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Regent is a red hybrid grape variety first bred in Germany, where its percentage of the area of wine cultivation lies at 2%. It is a hybrid between a red and a white grape variety: Diana and Chambourcin. Diana is a hybrid between Silvaner and Müller-Thurgau. Regent was invented 1967 by Professor Dr. G. Alleweldt at the Institut für Rebenzüchtung Geilweilerhof (Institute of Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof) in Palatinate and is a protected variety. Its breeding is not allowed

It has a broad resistance against most fungal diseases, especially against powdery mildew. Downey mildew occurs occasionally. Wines produced from Regent have have an intensive colour and taste of pickled ripe fruits. Their tannin content is pleasant and well balanced.

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