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Grape Variety: Negro Amaro

Variety Name Negro Amaro
TTB Approved Name(s) Negro Amaro
Common Synonyms Negroamaro
All Synonyms Abbruzzese, Abruzzese, Albese, Arbese, Arbise, Jonico, Lacrima, Mangiaverde , Mangiaverme, Negra della Lorena, Negroramaro, Nero Amaro, Nero Leccese, Nicra Amaro, Niuri Maru, Niuru Maru, Uva Cane
Countries of Origin Greece to Italy
Species Vitis vinifera
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine

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  Negro Amaro 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 None
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services in 2000 from the Tyree Vineyard (TYR MO18 v30), which was formerly maintained on the University of California, Davis, campus by UC Davis' Department of Viticulture & Enology. Negro Amaro 01 first appeared on the list of registered varieties in the California Grapevine Registration & Certification Program in 2005. Negro Amaro 01 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy and has qualified for planting in the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Negro Amaro 01.1).