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The red variety (also Kaladok) is a new breed between Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta x Cot What happened in 2013 DNA analysis was confirmed. The crossing took place in 1958 by the Frenchman Paul Truel on behalf of the INRA in the Domaine de Vassal (branch of the University Montpellier ). The medium to late ripening vine is resistant to Verrieseln (the primary breeding goal) and Botrytis, as well as little prone to real mildew, It produces colorful, tannin and alcohol-rich red wines, but is also used for the production of rosé wines. The variety is widespread in southern France and totaled 2,464 hectares in 2010. In Portugal it is planted mainly in the area of Lisboa Estremadura on 1,197 hectares. Other smaller stocks are also available in Argentina. Brazil. Spain. Lebanon and Morocco, The acreage in 2010 totaled 3,675 hectares, the variety occupies the worldwide varieties ranking the rank 128.

Caladoc - grape
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
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