also known as Lemberger
Origin: Austria (18th Century)
Atwater Introduction: 2006
Acreage: Atwater Estate Vineyards: 1.67 acres
Taste Characteristics: A late ripening grape producing light and fruity reds, showing mainly dark ripe cherry and dark berry notes. It is characterized by its deep color and by an earthy fruitiness that is similar to Gamay and Merlot.