AURORE: Seibel 5279 cross from around 1860. It produces a white wine of modest, neutral varietal
character and is often used as a blending component. It is a popular blend for Delaware, and most
This grape ripens early and is picked early for blending properties when the acid is high and flavors are
moderate. If allowed to ripen, the TA is moderate and decent brix. It is very susceptible to
oxidation and needs careful handling. Aurore is not usually commercially produced as a varietal.