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Grape Variety: Pinot gris

Variety Name Pinot gris
TTB Approved Name(s) Pinot gris (Pinot Grigio)
Common Synonyms Pinot grigio
All Synonyms Affume, Anche Cendree, Arnaison gris, Aserat, Auvergne gris, Auvernas gris, Auvernat gris, Auvernet, Auxerrat, Auxerrois gris, Auxois, Baratszinszoeloe, Bayonner, Beurot, Biliboner, Borgogna grigio, Burgundac Sivi, Burgunder Roter, Burgundske Sede, Burgundske Sive, Burot, Casper, Champagner, Claevner Roth, Cordonnier gris, Crvena Klevanjka, Drusen, Drusent, Druser, Edelklevner, Enfume, Faultraube, Fauvet, Fromenteau gris, Fromentot, Grau Clevnet, Grauburgunder, Grauer Burgunder, Grauer Moench, Grauklaeber, Grauklevner, Gris Commun, Gris Cordelier, Griset, Hamsas Szoello, Hamuszoeloe, Kapuzinerkutten, Klevanjka, Klevanjka Crvena, Levrant, Levraut, Malvasier grau, Malvoisie, Mauserl, Mausfarbe, Moreote gris, Murys, Muscade, Musler, Noirin gris, Ouche, Petit gris, Pineau Cendree, Pineau gris, Pinot Beurot, Pinot Cendre, Pinot Franc gris, Pinot grigio, Pinot Seryi, Piros Kisburgundi, Pirosburgundi, Pyzhik, Rauchler, Raulander, Rehfahl, Reilander, Reloender, Rheingrau, Rheintraube, Riesling grau, Rohlander, Rollander, Roloender Drusen, Rother Clewner, Rouci Sedive, Ruhlandi, Rulaender, Rulaender Sivi, Rulander, Ryjik, Ryzik, Savoyertraube grau, Savoyertraube roth, Schieler, Sivi Pinot, Speyerer, Spinovy Hrozen, Stahler, Strahler, Szuerke Kisburgundi, Szuerke Klevner, Szuerkebarat, Szurkebarat, Tokay, Tokay d' Alsace, Tokayer, Valais, Wiliboner, Zelenak
Countries of Origin France
Species Vitis vinifera
Pedigree Mutation of Pinot noir
References
Berry Color Grey
Uses Wine

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Pinot gris Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Pinot gris 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 Jackson, California
Treatments None
  Pinot gris 01.1
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.
  Pinot gris 04
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 France via Oregon State University
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1987 from France via the former quarantine program at Oregon State University. The original plant material is reported to be French clone Pinot gris 53 (formerly INRA clone 152) from Colmar, France. The importation of this selection preceded the implementation of the official trademark program for French clones. The authenticity of the clonal identity of this selection cannot be guaranteed and is therefore 'reported to be' a certain clone. This selection underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy at FPS. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, the newly treated vines were planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 1995.

  Pinot gris 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 Reported to be clone 53 from France via Oregon State University
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
  Pinot gris 08 (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 VCR 5, Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo, Italy
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner.
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments Distributed by Novavine Grapevine Nursery

  Pinot gris 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.
Source France via Oregon State University
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1987 from France via the former quarantine program at Oregon State University. The original plant material is reported to be French clone Pinot gris 52 (formerly INRA clone 146) from Colmar, France. The importation of this selection preceded the implementation of the official trademark program for French clones. The authenticity of the clonal identity of this selection cannot be guaranteed and is therefore 'reported to be' a certain clone. The original plant material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy at FPS in 1996. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Pinot gris 09 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2000.

  Pinot gris 09.1 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.
Source France via Oregon State University
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1987 from France via the former quarantine program at Oregon State University. The original plant material is reported to be French clone Pinot gris 52 (formerly INRA clone 146) from Colmar, France. The importation of this selection preceded the implementation of the official trademark program for French clones. The authenticity of the clonal identity of this selection cannot be guaranteed and is therefore 'reported to be' a certain clone. The original plant material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy at FPS in 1996. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Pinot gris 09 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2000. At the same time as the original material was undergoing testing, backup vines were created using microshoot tip tissue culture therapy and planted in the Classic Foundation Vineyard without assignment of a selection number. The backup vines successfully completed testing under the 2010 Protocol in 2012 and were planted in the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard as Pinot gris 09.1.

  Pinot gris 10 (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 VCR 505 SMA, Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo, Italy
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner.
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments This proprietary selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1999 from Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo in Italy. It is VCR clone 505 SMA. The original material successfully completed testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2002. See also Pinot gris 10.1.

  Pinot gris 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 Alsace, France, via vineyard at University of California, Davis
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to the University of California from France in 1956 when it was planted in a vineyard managed by the Department of Viticulture & Enology. The planting location is given in old Foundation Plant Services' records as 'O.F. A9 v25' - which is a reference to the old Armstrong tract used in the 1950's by the Department of Viticulture & Enology for their collections. Notations in the FPS indexing records and on the 1956 list of registered vines state that the plant material was Alsace clone 150B. The original material came to FPS for indexing, after which it was given the name Pinot gris FPS 01A and planted in the old foundation vineyard in 1962. In 1998, Pinot gris 01A underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy at FPS. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, the treated vines were planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2003 as Pinot gris 11.

  Pinot gris 11.1 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 Alsace, France, via vineyard at University of California, Davis
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to the University of California froom France in 1956 when it was planted in a vineyard managed by the Department of Viticulture & Enology. The planting location is given in old Foundation Plant Services' records as 'O.F. A9 v25' - which is a reference to the old Armstrong tract used in the 1950's by the Department of Viticulture & Enology for their collections. Notations in the FPS indexing records and on the 1956 list of registered vines state that the plant material was Alsace clone 150B. The original material came to FPS for indexing, after which it was given the name Pinot gris FPS 01A and planted in the old foundation vineyard in 1962. In 1998, Pinot gris 01A underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy at FPS. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, the treated vines were planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2003 as Pinot gris 11. Pinot gris 11 successfully completed testing under the 2010 Protocol in 2011 and was planted in the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard as Pinot gris 11.1.

  Pinot gris 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 Geisenheim, Germany, via Oregon State University
Treatments Heat treatment 62 days (1981); microshoot tip tissue culture therapy (1999)
Comments The source material for this selection originally came to Foundation Plant Services in 1979 from Geisenheim, Germany, via Oregon State University. The selection was initially given the name Rulander 01, which is a synonym for Pinot gris. Rulander 01 underwent heat treatment for a period of 62 days in 1981 and was eventually planted in the foundation vineyard. The name of the selection was changed to the preferred variety name, Pinot gris 06, in 1996. In 1999, Pinot gris 06 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture disease elimination therapy at FPS. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Pinot gris 12 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2003.

  Pinot gris 14 (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.
Source Pinot gris clone 2/26-19 Gm, Geisenheim University, Germany
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner: Geisenheim University
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments This proprietary selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2015 from Geisenheim University. The clone is Geisenheim Pinot gris 2/26-19 Gm. The original material successfully completed testing to qualify for the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2017.

  Pinot gris 52 (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 Pinot gris ENTAV-INRA ® 52 authorized clone from ENTAV in France
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner: ENTAV-IFV
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments Distributed by ENTAV-INRA licensees

  Pinot gris 457 (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 Pinot gris ENTAV-INRA ® 457 authorized clone from ENTAV in France
Treatments None
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner: ENTAV-IFV
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary
Comments This selection is the authorized French clone Pinot gris 457 which was developed through the ENTAV-INRA program in France. The authorized French clones are distributed under the ENTAV-INRA® trademark. Pinot gris ENTAV-INRA® 457 came to Foundation Plant Services in 2003. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Pinot gris 457 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2007.