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Grape Variety: Tocai Friulano

Variety Name Tocai Friulano
TTB Approved Name(s) Tocai Friulano; Sauvignonasse
Common Synonyms Sauvignonasse, Sauvignon vert (France and Chile)
All Synonyms Blanc doux, Cinquien, Istarski Tokay, Malaga, Mosler, Sauvignon de la Correze, Sauvignon gros, Sauvignon à gros grains, Sauvignonasse, Sauvignonazz, Sauvignon vert, Tocai bianco, Tocai Italico, Tokai Italiano, Tokay, Trebbianello
Countries of Origin Italy
Species Vitis vinifera
Berry Color White
Uses Wine
Comments This variety was introduced to Friuli in northern Italy in the 19th century and was named Tokai at that time. Robinson et al. WINE GRAPES, p. 958 (2012). DNA analysis has shown that the variety Tocai Friulano (Sauvignonasse) is not the same as the variety known in California as Sauvignon vert (Muscadelle).

Tocai Friulano Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Tocai Friulano 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 Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo, Italy
Treatments None , Tissue Culture Excision
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 1986 from Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo in Italy. The material successfully completed testing in 1988 and qualified for the FPS foundation vineyard as Tocai Friulano 01.