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Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Variety Name Nebbiolo
TTB Approved Name(s) Nebbiolo
All Synonyms Barolo, Barbesino, Brunenta, Chiavennasca, Lampia, Marchesana, Martesana, Melasca, Melaschetto, Melascone, Michet, Nebbieul Maschio, Nebbiolin, Nebbiolin Canavesano, Nebbiolin Comune, Nebbiolin Lungo, Nebbiolin Nero, Nebbiolo d' Asti, Nebbiolo di Barbaresco, Nebbiolo di Barolo, Nebbiolo di Beltram, Nebbiolo di Bricherasio, Nebbiolo di Carema, Nebbiolo di Ivrea, Nebbiolo di Lorenzi, Nebbiolo di Masio, Nebbiolo di Moncrivello, Nebbiolo di Monsordo, Nebbiolo di Nizza, Nebbiolo di Nizza della Paglia, Nebbiolo di Piemonte, Nebbiolo di Sciolze, Nebbiolo di Stroppo, Nebbiolo Femmina, Nebbiolo Michet, Nebbiolo Occellino, Nebbiolo Pignolato, Nebbiolo Sinistra Tanaro, Nebieu, Nebieul, Nebieul Fumela, Nebiolo, Nibieul Burghin, Nibio, Nibiol, Nubiola, Pantiner,Picotender, Picotendre, Picotener, Picoultener, Picoutendro Maschio, Pioultener, Poctener, Prugnet, Pruine, Prunent, Prunenta, Pugnet, Rosetta, Spana Grossa, Spanna
Countries of Origin Italy
Species Vitis vinifera
References
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine
Comments This black wine grape cultivar is a very old variety that produces high quality wines, most notably in the Piemonte region of Italy. Distinct clonal selections include Nebbiolo Lampia, Nebbiolo Michet and Nebbiolo Bola.

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  Nebbiolo 01
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 Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis
Treatments Heat treatment 185 days
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1968 from the vineyard of the Department of Viticulture & Enology, University of California, Davis. In that vineyard, the material was at location X24 v11. The original material underwent heat treatment therapy at FPS for 185 days and was planted in the foundation vineyard in 1972 as Nebbiolo 01. Nebbiolo 01 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2011 in order to qualify for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard. (See Nebbiolo 01.1). In 1996 correspondence between Dr. Harold Olmo (UCD Professor of Viticulture & Enology) and Dr. John Stocker in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Olmo opined on the origin of Nebbiolo 01 (planted in 1972 in FPS' old foundation vineyard at location FV K6 v1). Olmo believed that the material that is now Nebbiolo 01 'most likely' came to the university in a shipment from Turin, Italy, which included a number of important cultivars from Turin. Professor Frederic Bioletti was foreman of the Viticulture Department cellar at UC Berkeley when he requested cuttings that were eventually received from Count Giuseppe Rovasendra between 1890 and 1892. Several Nebbiolo clones were received at that time, including Nebbiolo fino, Nebbiolo Bourgu and Nebbiolo di Tronero. Nebbiolo 01 is reportedly traceable to the 'fino' introduction. (Letter dated September 9, 1996, Dr. Harold Olmo to Dr. John Stocker, collection Olmo-280, Shields Library, UC Davis, box 59, folder 51).

  Nebbiolo 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 CVT clone 36, Italy
Treatments None , Tissue Culture Excision
Comments Nebbiolo FPS 02 is clone CVT 36 which was provided to Foundation Plant Services by the Centro di Studio per il Miglioramento Genetico della Vite, CNR (Grapevine Breeding Center) in Torino, Italy in 1993. The selection underwent testing at FPS but was not required to undergo disease elimination treatment at that time. Nebbiolo 02 was released in 2011 and is now planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard.

  Nebbiolo 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.
Protocol 2010 Qualifies for Protocol 2010.
Source CVT 142, CNR-CVT, Torino, Italy
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection was provided to Foundation Plant Services in 1993 by the Centro di Studio per il Miglioramento Genetico della Vite, CNR (Grapevine Breeding Center) in Torino, Italy and is CNR-CVT clone 142. The original material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 1997 and qualified for the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2001. The selection tests positive for Rupestris stem pitting virus, which is not a prohibited virus in the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program.

  Nebbiolo 08
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 CVT 230, CNR-CVT, Torino, Italy
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection was provided to Foundation Plant Services in 1993 by the Centro di Studio per il Miglioramento Genetico della Vite, CNR (Grapevine Breeding Center) in Torino, Italy and is clone CNR-CVT 230. The original material tested positive for Rupestris stem pitting virus and was initially installed in the Tyree Vineyard on the UC Davis campus. The original material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 1997 and qualified for the Classic Foundation Vineyard, where it was planted in 2005.

  Nebbiolo 09 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.
Source Former University of California Foothill Experiment Station, Jackson, California
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1965 from the former University of California Foothill Experiment Station in Jackson, California (location D12 v11). The original name of the selection at FPS was Nebbiolo fino 01, which was first planted in the old foundation vineyard in 1966. FPS 01 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy in 1997; the new vines were renamed Nebbiolo fino 02 when they were planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2001. The name of this selection was changed in 2005 from Nebbiolo fino 02 to Nebbiolo 09 because Nebbiolo was the TTB-approved prime name.

  Nebbiolo 10 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 Nebbiolo Lampia FPS 01, from Torino, Italy
Treatments Heat treatment 61-2 days/ nurse bud to LN33 , Tissue Culture Excision
Comments This selection originally came to Foundation Plant Services in 1973 from Italo Eynard, Istituto di Coltivazioni Arboree, Dell Universita di Torino, Torino, Italy. The name on the plant material was 'Nebbiolo Lampia' (USDA Plant Identification no. 391441). The material underwent heat treatment at FPS for 61 days and was ultimately released as Nebbiolo Lampia FPS 01. The name was changed from Nebbiolo Lampia FPS 01 to Nebbiolo FPS 10 in 2005 because Nebbiolo is the TTB-approved prime name.

  Nebbiolo 11 (proprietary) 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.
Protocol 2010 Qualifies for Protocol 2010.
Source VCR 430, Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo, Italy
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner.
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments This proprietary selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2000 from Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo in Italy. It is VCR clone 430. The original plant material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy in 2000. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Nebbiolo 11 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2005.

  Nebbiolo 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 Istituto di Coltivazioni Aboree, Universit√° di Torino, Torino, Italy
Treatments Heat treatment 62 days (1973); microshoot tip tissue culture therapy (2001)
Comments This selection was imported to Davis in 1973 under the name of Nebbiolo Michet from Italo Eynard at the Istituto di Coltivazioni Arboree, Universit√° di Torino, Italy (USDA-ARS Plant identification number 391442). The original Nebbiolo Michet underwent heat treatment for 62 days and was planted in the foundation vineyard. Although "Michet" means "Lampia afflicted with fanleaf" (the virus that causes forked canes), the original material received at Foundation Plant Services tested negative for fanleaf virus. Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy was used in 2001 to eliminate the leafroll virus found in the original material. The vines completed the tissue culture process and were released in 2007 under the name Nebbiolo 12. All tests for fanleaf were negative with Nebbiolo FPS 12. Nebbiolo 12 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2007 after successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. DNA analysis conducted at FPS showed that Nebbiolo Fino, Nebbiolo Lampia, and Nebbiolo Michet matched each other and several other Nebbiolo references from Italy. The name of this selection was changed from Nebbiolo Michet to Nebbiolo in 2005 because Nebbiolo was the preferred prime name approved by the TTB.