These are the traditional grape varieties (standard grape varieties) in contrast to the new varieties. These include, for example, Silvaner, Riesling, the Pinot varieties (white and red), Traminer, Portugieser. In the first half of the twentieth century, they characterized the Rheinhessen wine style. Later, they were pusghed back by the new aromatic grape varieties for a couple of years. For some years now, the classic grape varieties have been celebrating a renaissance again.