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Grape Variety: Garanoir

Variety Name Garanoir
All Synonyms B-28, Gastar, Granoir, Pully B-28
Countries of Origin Switzerland
Species Vitis vinifera
Breeder André Jaquinet
Institution Forschungsanstalt Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil ACW
Year Released 1990
Pedigree Gamay noir x Reichensteiner
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine
Comments This Swiss cultivar is an early ripener and produces fruity but low acid wines. The juice reportedly does not attain very high sugar levels, but acid levels drop quickly as the fruit ripens. It is often blended with Gamaret (reference 79).

Garanoir Selections

Information about:          Selection Numbers     |     Registration Status
  Garanoir 01
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 Centre for Plant Health, Sidney, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Treatments Microshoot tip tissue culture therapy
Comments This selection came to Foundation Plant Services, UC Davis, in 2013 from the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) foundation vineyard at the Centre for Plant Health at Sidney, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The plant material was originally imported to Canada from Switzerland. Garanoir 01 underwent microshoot tip tissue culture therapy at FPS in 2015 and qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard in 2017.