||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 said to be reminiscent of Sauvignon Blanc.
Technical: This variety was bred by Dr. Andrew Walker and is 62.5%
Cabernet Sauvignon, 12.5% Carignane, and 12.5% Chardonnay.