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Grape Variety: Errante Noir

Variety Name Errante Noir
All Synonyms Walker 09356-235
Countries of Origin United States of America
Species 97% V. vinifera, 1.5% V. arizonica, 1.5% V. rupestris
Breeder Andrew Walker
Institution University of California, Davis
Year Released 2019
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine
Comments Pierce's disease resistant winegrape. This red wine grape is 97% V. vinifera, has great blending potential and is highly resistant to Pierce’s Disease in repeated greenhouse and field evaluations. It has a mid-season bloom and ripening period and has relatively large berries and loose clusters. It is highly productive. Wines have been made from Davis fruit and they ranked very highly with tasting comments including: dark- red purple color; complex fruit with herbs and earth, plum, big wine, dense, rich middle, tannic yet balanced. This red wine grape was rated as having great blending potential with Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s high levels of high-quality tannin were also noted. Technical: This variety was bred by Dr. Andrew Walker and is 50% Sylvaner and 12.5% each of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, and Chardonnay.

Errante Noir Selections available from FPS

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  Errante Noir 01 (proprietary)
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.
Proprietary Proprietary- cannot be distributed without written permission from owner.
Patented / Proprietary Proprietary Patented
Comments This red wine grape is 97% V. vinifera, has great blending potential and is highly resistant to Pierce’s Disease in repeated greenhouse and field evaluations.