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Grape Variety: Alvarinho

Variety Name Alvarinho
TTB Approved Name(s) Albariño (Alvarinho)
Common Synonyms Albariño
All Synonyms Albariño, Galego, Galeguinho
Countries of Origin Portugal/Spain
Species Vitis vinifera
References
Berry Color White
Uses Wine

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Alvarinho Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Alvarinho 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.
  Available from FPS
Source Portugal
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2000 from Quinta de Porto Franco, Cortegana, Agro Ideia Nursery in Portugal. The original plant material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2000. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Alvarinho 01 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2004.

  Alvarinho 01.1
Source Portugal
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2000 from Quinta de Porto Franco, Cortegana, Agro Ideia Nursery in Portugal. The original plant material underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2000. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Alvarinho 01 was planted in the FPS Classic Foundation Vineyard in 2004. The plant material qualified for planting in the new Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard in 2011 by successfully completing testing under the 2010 Protocol. The renumbered selection, Alvarinho 01.1, was planted at Russell Ranch in 2011.

  Alvarinho 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.
  Available from FPS
Source Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None
Comments This selection was imported to Foundation Plant Services in 2010 by Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal. The plant material is Plansel clone 641. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Alvarinho 03 was released to the FPS public grapevine collection in 2012. Alvarinho 03 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy and successfully qualified for planting in the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard in 2013 as Alvarinho 03.1.

  Alvarinho 03.1
Source Jorge Boehm, 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 2010 by Jorge Boehm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal. The plant material is Plansel clone 641. After successful completion of testing for the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program, Alvarinho 03 was released to the public in 2012. Alvarinho 03 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy and successfully qualified for planting in the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard in 2013 as Alvarinho 03.1.

  Alvarinho 639 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.
  Available from FPS
Source Jorge Böhm , Viveiros Plansel S.A., Portugal
Treatments None
Comments This selection was imported to Foundation Plant Services by Jorge Böhm, Viveiros Plansel S.A., as a proprietary selection in 2004. It was formerly known as Alvarinho FPS 02 (group 7852). The name of the selection was changed in 2008 to Alvarinho PLANSEL 639 to reflect the proprietary status of the clone. The clone was donated to the FPS public grapevine collection in 2019.