Schönburger

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Schönburger, pink-berried 1979 german cross with Pinot Noir, Chasselas Rose, and Muscat of Hamburg among its antecedents which has been more useful to the wine industry of england than to its native Germany, where it is hardly grown, although English plantings have been declining. Its wines are white, low in acid, and relatively full bodied.