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Grape Variety: Ambulo Blanc

Variety Name Ambulo Blanc
All Synonyms Walker 09314-102
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 white wine grape is 97% V. vinifera, has characteristics of Sauvignon Blanc and is highly resistant to Pierce’s Disease after repeated greenhouse evaluations. It has been tested in Temecula, Sonoma and along the Napa River. It has an early bloom and the fruit ripens early. It has small to medium berries and relatively large clusters. It is highly productive. The wines are reminiscent of Sauvignon Blanc and tasting comments have included: light straw to clear color, citrus, lime, tropical, gooseberry golden delicious apple flavors; bright fruit, slightly bitter, textured. Technical: This variety was bred by Dr. Andrew Walker and is 62.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12.5% Carignane, and 12.5% Chardonnay.

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  Ambulo Blanc 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 white wine grape is 97% V. vinifera, has characteristics of Sauvignon Blanc and is highly resistant to Pierce’s Disease after repeated

greenhouse evaluations.