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The red variety (also Pully B-28) is a new breed between Gamay x Reichensteiner, The crossing took place in 1970 in Switzerland by André Jaquinet at the Swiss Federal Research Institute Changins at Nyon (Vaud, Switzerland). She was first called Gastar and then Granoir, before she got the final name. Of the variety protection was granted in 1990. The new parents are also from the same parents Gamaret and Mara emerged. The early ripening vine is resistant to Botrytis, It produces colorful, fruity red wines with blackberry flavor. The variety is in the Switzerland in the cantons Geneva. Vaud and Wallis grown on 203 hectares. There are also small stocks in Germany. Savoy - France (0.5 ha) and Apulia - Italy (13 ha). In 2010, a total of 216 hectares of vineyards were reported (Kym Anderson ).

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

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