Triomphe (d’Alsace)

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Triomphe (d’Alsace), hybrid bred by Kuhlmann in Alsace from knipperlé and a riparia-rupestris american vine. It has good resistance to mildew but the wine produced, however deep coloured, tastes foxy. The vine is responsible for some English reds.