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Gamaret

The red grape variety (also Pully B-13) is a new breed between Gamay x Reichensteiner, The crossing took place in 1970 by André Jaquinet at the Swiss Federal Research Institute Changins near Nyon (Vaud, Switzerland). The variety protection was granted in 1990. The new breeds are from the same parents Garanoir and Mara emerged. As a result, she was the crossing partner of the two new varieties Divico and Divona, The early ripening vine is extremely resistant to Botrytis but prone to Flavescence doree and Esca, It produces dark colored, tannic Red wines with spicy Aromas. The variety is in the Switzerland in the cantons Geneva. Vaud and Wallis cultivated and occupies a total of 380 hectares. There are further stocks in France - Beaujolais (6 ha), Italy (20 ha) and Germany ( Wuerttemberg ). In 2010, a total of 405 hectares of vineyards were shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Gamaret - grape and leaf

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)

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