This variety has been approved for the production of Austrian Qualitätswein since 2017. It occupies small areas in Burgenland.




Crossing between Gelber Muskateller with an unknown variety

Vineyard area

8.49 ha; 0.0%

Red wine grape variety

A picture shows grapes of the grape variety Rosenmuskateller

Important ampelographic features

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Important ampelographic features


long, pentagonal, with three to five lobes, undulated profile

Grape cluster

medium to long, loose to medium density, cone-shaped, no secondary clusters; berries have dark red to bluish black skins



very early
early to middle
middle to late
very late

Significance & conditions

Requires very well-situated vineyards and meagre soils. It is prone to coulure, resulting in low, irregular yields.

Area under vine in Austria
(as a proportion of the variety’s total area)

Click on the wine origin in the list for a breakdown into more specific regions of origin.

Total area in Austria:

A picture shows a person holding a glass of red wine.

Characteristics of the wine

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Characteristics of the wine

Extremely ripe, shrivelled berries enable the production of first-class sweet wines

Source varietal specifications: Höhere Bundeslehranstalt und Bundesamt für Wein- und Obstbau (Federal College and Federal Office for Viticulture, Oenology and Fruit Growing) in Klosterneuburg, “Austria’s Qualitätswein grape varieties and their clones“ („Österreichische Qualitätsweinrebsorten und deren Klone“), 2nd, reviewed edition, September 2015

Source area under vine: Calculation by Austrian Wine based on data from BML/IACS (as at 28 June 2023). Moving annual total (MAT) from June 2022 to June 2023.



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