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Errante Noir

The red grape variety (breed number Walker 09356-235) is a complex, interspecific new breed between varieties of the species Vitis vinifera (97%), Vitis rupestris (1.5%) and Vitis arizonica (1.5%). The Vitis vinifera varieties were Sylvaner (50%), Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan Noir = mazuelo and Chardonnay (12.5% each). The cross was made in the 1990s by the geneticist Dr. Andrew Walker, professor at the University of California in Davis. The medium late ripening vine is extremely resistant to the due to the climate change increasing incidence of vine diseases Pierce Disease, It produces dark, tanninreiche Red wines with aromas of herbs and plums that resemble Cabernet Sauvignon.

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