The red variety is a new breed between BlaufrÃ¤nkisch x St. Laurent. The crossing was made in 1922 by Dr. Fritz Fritz Zweigelt (1888-1964) at the Institute of Viticulture in Klosterneuburg (Austria). Synonyms are Blue Zweigeltrebe, Blauer Zweigelt, Cvaigelt, Cveigelt, Klosterneuburg 71, Rotburger, Zweigelt 71, and Zweigeltrebe Zwiegelt. The first name used by breeders Rotburger prevailed not. Later she received after her creator's name Zweigelt, for which, after many years of practical testing of the particular grape variety Lenz Moser AG (1905-1978) began. The variety is grown primarily in Austria, where she is with 6476 acres of the most common red wine on 100 acres in Germany and in England. The frost-resistant varieties can provide high yields. They are under 50 hl / ha held, shows the remarkable red wine fruitiness, depth and aging potential. The intense color and full-bodied wine with berry fruit flavors and tastes slightly spicy tannins with nice acidity is. This variety is often extended kind, but not too often used for blending. The red wine is also Barrique perfectly suitable. The grade crossing was a partner in the new varieties Ariana , Cabernet Moravia and Roesler .