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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Dunkelfelder, dark-skinned german cross notable mainly for the depth of its colour, a useful commodity in Germany’s blending vats. It is popular with growers if not consumers. German plantings totalled 314 ha/776 acres in 2012, half in Pfalz. Also grown in Switzerland and England.