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Grape Variety: Tempranillo

Variety Name Tempranillo
TTB Approved Name(s) Tempranillo (Valdepeñas)
Common Synonyms Tinta Roríz, Valdepeñas, Aragónez
All Synonyms Aldepenas, Aragones, Aragónez, Aragónez de Ferra, Aragónez de Elvas, Arganda, Arinto Tinto, Cencibel, Cencibera, Chinchillana, Chinchillano, Chinchilyano, Cupani, Escobera, Garnacho Fono, Grenache de Logrono, Jacibiera, Jacivera, Juan Garcia, Negra de Mesa, Ojo de Liebre, Olho de Lebre, Sensibel, Tempranilla, Tempranillo de la Rioja, Tempranillo de Perralta, Tempranillo de Rioja, Tempranillo de Rioza, Tinta Aragóneza, Tinta Aragónes, Tinta de Santiago, Tinta de Toro, Tinta del País, Tinta do Inacio, Tinta Monteiro, Tinta Roríz, Tinta Roríz da Penajola, Tinta Santiago, Tinto Aragon, Tinto de la Rioja, Tinto de Madrid, Tinto de Rioja, Tinto de Toro, Tinto del País, Tinto Fino, Tinto Fino Ull de Llebre, Tinto Madrid, Tinto País, Tinto Ribiera, Tinto Riojano, Ull de Llebre, Valdepeñas, Valdepenhas, Verdiell, Vid de Aranda
Countries of Origin Spain
Species Vitis vinifera
References
Berry Color Black
Uses Table,Wine
Comments Although DNA analysis has demonstrated that Tempranillo de Rioja, Cencibel, Tinto del País, Tinto de Toro and Aragónez (Portugal) all share the same DNA profile (see references 49 and 50), clonal studies in Spain have shown some differences when the Tempranillo variety is grown in different regions (see reference 47).

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Tempranillo Selections available from FPS

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Tempranillo 02
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Agro 2001 Nursery, Spain
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments USDA-ARS plant pathologist Dr. Austin Goheen imported this Tempranillo selection around 1983 from the AGRO 2001 Nursery in the La Rioja region of Spain. Tempranillo 02 has qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Tempranillo 02.1).

  Tempranillo 03
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Reported to be Spanish clone 43, EIA Logroño Institute, Spain, via a California vineyard (Mendocino County)
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1998 from EIA Logroño Institute, Spain, via a Mendocino County, California, vineyard. The material is reported to be Spanish clone 43. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Tempranillo 03 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2000. Spanish clone 43 is reportedly a good clone that was propagated by a famous large-scale grower [who wishes to remain anonymous] in the south of Spain. It was part of an older generation Tempranillo that was clonally selected for health and production.

  Tempranillo 05
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source CL-242, Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyl), Valladolid, Spain
Treatments None
Comments This selection was one of a group of Spanish clones that came to Foundation Plant Services in 2000 from the clonal selection program at the Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL) in Spain. The source of this selection is CL-242, which stands for 'Castilla y León 242'. According to Dr. Jesús Yuste, who sent the clone to the United States, Tempranillo clone 242 is associated with the synonym Tinta del País in Spain. The synonym name evolved as the grape was grown and developed in the Ribera del Duero in the Castilla y León region of north-central Spain, around Burgos, Segovia, Soria and Valladolid. The Ribera del Duero wine region runs along the Duero river. The plant material successfully completed testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program at FPS and was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2003.

  Tempranillo 06
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Tempranillo FPS 01
Treatments Heat treatment 102 days; Micro shoot tip culture
Comments Tempranillo FPS 01 came to Davis from the Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agronómicas in Madrid, Spain, in 1971. Tempranillo FPS 01 was first registered in California in 1979 but was later (1981) removed from the list for being RSP+. Tempranillo FPS 06 was produced from Tempranillo FPS 01 plant material using micro shoot tip tissue culture propagation and was first registered in California under the new number in 2006.

  Tempranillo 07 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Italy
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection was imported by a California winemaker from Italy in 1995 and was initially labelled 'Malvasia nera'. The original material successfully completed testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program and was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 1999. In 2003, DNA analysis confirmed a prior visual analysis and opinion by Dr. Jean-Michel Boursiquot that the selection appeared to be Tempranillo. The name was changed and the selection was registered as Tempranillo FPS 07 in 2003.

  Tempranillo 11 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source CL- 292, Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyl), Valladolid, Spain
Treatments None
Comments This selection was one of a group of Spanish clones that came to Foundation Plant Services in 2000 from the clonal selection program at the Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL) in Spain. The source of the selection is CL-292, which stands for 'Castilla y León 292', which is a Tinto de Toro Tempranillo clone. The plant material successfully completed testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program and was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2002.

  Tempranillo 12 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Ribera del Duero, Spain
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments California viticulturist and winemaker Markus Bokisch donated this selection to the Foundation Plant Services public collection in 2001. He reports that the selection is a Tinto Fino type Tempranillo from the Ribera del Duero region in Spain. The clone has small berries and small clusters. The original material successfully completed testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program and was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2006.

  Tempranillo 13 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Clone CL 98, ITACyL, Spain
Treatments None
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2006 from the collection at the Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL) in Spain. The material is clone CL 98, which is a 'Tinta del País' type, and is from a vineyard in Valladolid.

  Tempranillo 14 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source CL 306, ITACyL, Spain
Treatments None
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2066 from the Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León. the material is clone CL 306, a 'Tinta de Toro' type, and is from a vineyard in Valladolid.

  Tempranillo 16 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Jorge Boehm, Viveiros Plansel, S.A., Portugal
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments Jorge Boehm donated this selection (JPB clone 593) to the Foundation Plant Services public grapevine collection in 2007. The original plant material qualified for the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2009.

  Tempranillo 17 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2007 from Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. The selection was donated to the FPS public grapevine collection at that time. The orginal material successfully completed testing to qualify for the Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2009 and was planted there under the name Tempranillo 17.

  Tempranillo 18 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel, S.A., Portugal
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2007 from Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. The material was donated to the FPS public grapevine collection at that time. The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2009 and was planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard.

  Tempranillo 19 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Jorge Böhm , Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None
Comments This selection was donated to the Foundation Plant Services public grapevine collection in 2007 by Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. It is the 'Tinto del País' type Tempranillo and was imported to FPS under that name. The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2009 and was planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard under the name Tempranillo FPS 19.

  Tempranillo 19.1 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Protocol 2010 Qualifies for Protocol 2010. (This selection planted in Russell Ranch)
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection was donated to the Foundation Plant Services public grapevine collection in 2007 by Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. It is the 'Tinto del País' type Tempranillo and was imported to FPS under that name. The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2009 and was planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard under the name Tempranillo FPS 19. The original material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2008 and successfully completed 2010 Protocol testing in 2012. The tissue culture version of the selection was planted at both the Russell Ranch Vineyard and the Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2014 as Tempranillo 19.1.

  Tempranillo 20 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None
Comments This selection was donated to the public grapevine collection at Foundation Plant Services in 2007 by Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. The material is the Tinto de Toro type Tempranillo and was imported to FPS under that name. The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2009 and was planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard as Tempranillo FPS 20.

  Tempranillo 22 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection was donated to the public grapevine collection at Foundation Plant Services in 2007 from Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2009.

  Tempranillo 23 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Spain
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection was imported for the Foundation Plant Services' public collection in 2008 as part of an ongoing exchange with the Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL), in Valladolid, Spain. The selection is the CL (Castilla León)-311 clone and is the Tinto de Toro type Tempranillo. Tempranillo 23 has qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Tempranillo 23.1).

  Tempranillo 25 Top
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  Tempranillo 26 Top
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  Tempranillo 224 Top
Registration Status Provisional Provisional Status is an important term used in the regulations of the California Department of Food & Agriculture's Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Grapevine selections with Provisional Status have successfully completed all required disease testing, but have not been confirmed as true to variety. Propagation material from Provisional selections qualifies for release subject to the understanding on the part of the customer that the identity has yet to be confirmed.
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel, S.A., Portugal
Treatments None
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2005 from Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. The material was JPB clone Aragonez 224 (a synonym name for Tempranillo). The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2007 and was planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard. It was known in the early days as Aragonez FPS 01 and Aragonez PLANSEL 224 (the PLANSEL clone number). The selection underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS and qualified for the Russell Ranch Vineyard in 2007. The name of the selection was changed in 2016 to Tempranillo PLANSEL 224. After several years as a proprietary selection, Tempranillo 224 was released to the FPS public grapevine collection in 2019.

  Tempranillo 232 Top
Registration Status Provisional Provisional Status is an important term used in the regulations of the California Department of Food & Agriculture's Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Grapevine selections with Provisional Status have successfully completed all required disease testing, but have not been confirmed as true to variety. Propagation material from Provisional selections qualifies for release subject to the understanding on the part of the customer that the identity has yet to be confirmed.
Source Jorge Böhm , Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2005 from Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., in Portugal. The material was JPB clone Aragonez 232 (a synonym name for Tempranillo). The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2007 and was planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard. It was known in the early days as Aragonez FPS 02 and Aragonez PLANSEL 232 (the PLANSEL clone number). The selection underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS and qualified for the Russell Ranch Vineyard in 2007. The name of the selection was changed in 2016 to Tempranillo PLANSEL 232. After several years as a proprietary selection, Tempranillo 232 was released to the FPS public grapevine collection in 2019.

  Tempranillo 770 (proprietary) Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Authorized French clone Tempranillo 770 from ENTAV-INRA
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner: ENTAV-IFV
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments This selection was imported to the United States in 2000 for distribution under the ENTAV-INRA® clonal trademark program. The material is the official French clone, Tempranillo 770. According to Laurent Audeguin of ENTAV, clone 770 is the most propagated certified clone of Tempranillo in France. The clone is distributed by ENTAV-INRA licensees in the U.S.

  Tempranillo 776 (proprietary) Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Tempranillo ENTAV-INRA ® 776
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner: ENTAV-IFV
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments This selection was imported to the United States in 1997 from France by ENTAV-INRA, which manages the trademarked French clonal material. The selection is official French clone 776. The clone originated from the Rioja region in Spain and was previously known in France as ENTAV 60. It was certified in 1982. Tempranillo ENTAV-INRA® 776 qualified for the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2005.